Pub is the Hub Leaflet
Mon, 01 Apr 2019
PR14-18 2019-20 Local Government Finance Settlement Technical Consultation
Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Faced with limited choices when it comes to providing quality, cost-effective public services, commissioners are being pushed into inefficient, centralised services and mega contracts in a bid to answer austerity's challenges.
But there is a better way: Our Keep it Local campaign calls for locally-commissioned and delivered public services which provide substantially better outcomes and value than standardised, one-size-fits-all services.
Locality's new How to Keep it Local: Five step guide for councillors and commissioners is the handbook for pioneering councillors and commissioners across the country who prioritise local commissioning and delivery, leading to improved services for local people, savings for councils and economic resilience in their communities.
Based on our five key principles of how to Keep it Local, the guide busts myths around commissioning locally and showcases the benefits of working with community anchor organisations.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017
A year in the life of district and parish and town councils presentation
Tue, 15 Dec 2015
Leicestershire Community Libraries - Review Letter
Tue, 07 Oct 2014
Kent Member Councils Service Devolution
Fri, 08 Aug 2014
The new DCLG Plain English Guide on Recording of Meetings.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014
Our Big Gig Press Release
Wed, 05 Mar 2014
The LCC presentation from the "Leicestershire's Future - A Big Discussion" events.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013
The LRALC presentation from the "Leicestershire's Future - A Big Discussion" events.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013
A DCLG guide to the new Community Rights.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013
Agenda for Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Networking Event Monday 1st July 2013
Mon, 10 Jun 2013
Bulletin from the government's neighbourhood planning team about latest news and policy developments.
Tue, 07 May 2013
This is a template for clustering examples from Smaller Councils. The NALC Smaller Councils Committee would be grateful if smaller councils (those with less than 6000 population or an annual income of £250,000) who have "clustered" completed this form.
The Committee is interested in gathering examples where councils have clustered together (either with larger councils or with other smaller councils) to jointly deliver a project for their communities. The best examples will be collated in a booklet and used as examples of best practice across the sector and to government and other stakeholders.
The deadline for responses (to NALC) is 30 May 2013.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013
This DCLG guide (updated September 2013) on personal interests (DPIs) gives basic practical information about how to be open and transparent about your personal interests. It is designed to help councillors, including parish councillors, now that new standards arrangements have been introduced by the Localism Act 2011.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013
A copy of the joint LGA NALC publication Modelling Devolution: Working together to deliver local services. The publication describes 5 key kinds of models which highlight the processes by which local councils have taken on service provision and asset transfer, among other types of joint working.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013
This "Assessor's" version of the toolkit has been produced to provide a framework with which to assess the strengths and weaknesses of a proposal.
All versions of the toolkit can be found here.
Use of the toolkits should mean that all parties involved in an application will have a common picture of proposals and how well they address the relevant issues.
Tue, 26 Feb 2013
Localism and Big Society, a presentation by Noel Singh & Derk van der Wardt, Strategy, Partnerships & Communities, Leicestershire County Council.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012
This Plain English Guide to the Localism Bill comes from the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Fri, 07 Jan 2011
We have long supported the notion of devolution and a fundamental shift of power to councils, communities, neighbourhoods and individuals. Empowered local people coming together to take more responsibility for their community through local councils is a tried, tested and trusted model of grassroots neighbourhood action. This is real localism.
In this pamphlet parliamentarians from the three main political parties as well as other influential thinkers share their thoughts on localism. And on what they think localism and the concept of Big Society means to local councils. Cllr Michael Chater Chairman, NALC.
Thu, 16 Sep 2010