Tuesday 19th November 2019 - County Hall, Glenfield
The Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network provides an opportunity for Neighbourhood Planning groups within Leicestershire to come together and share their experiences, knowledge and skills. The Agenda for the meeting will be available shortly. If you have items that you would like to include please get in touch. If we are not able to accommodate... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 18:28 by Jake Atkinson
This year's #OurDay will take place on 19 November. Now a regular campaign fixture in the annual calendar, #OurDay is the Local Government Association's annual 24-hour social media marathon for local government, so gives local (parish and town) councils, councillors, and clerks a great opportunity to share their stories of how they improve the quality of life of residents. We would really like local... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 18:07 by Jake Atkinson
The Government has announced a new funding stream to support the diversity of and therefore retention of rural pubs. Rural pubs across England could be expanded to include Post Office facilities, grocery shops and libraries thanks to £188,000 of government funding. The Pub is the hub will be administering the funding scheme with grants of up to £3000 being available.
For further information... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 08:52 by Jake Atkinson
Member councils undertaking similar work may be interested and inspired to see that Market Bosworth has produced a document which has been nominated for a Royal Town Planning Institute Award and is a finalist at the upcoming awards ceremony.
This is very exciting for them, especially as the work has been done entirely by volunteers. They have been nominated against some "big guns"!
It's a huge achievement... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:39 by Jake Atkinson
Points of Light is a collection of case studies highlighting the work that local (parish and town) councils are undertaking to support their communities. Well done to Anstey, Syston, and Uppingham councils for their excellent work being highlighted in the publication.
Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:33 by Jake Atkinson
This morning Jake Atkinson (Chief Executive of LRALC) and Justin Griggs (Head of Policy for NALC) gave evidence at the Leicestershire County Council (LCC) scrutiny panel which was convened to discuss the current LCC unitary council proposal.
LRALC and NALC attended to ensure that the voice of the local council sector was represented. Voluntary Action Leicestershire and Citizen's Advice Bureau also gave... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:58 by Jake Atkinson
With the Plunkett Foundation opening their Rural Community Ownership Awards, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is encouraging local (town and parish) councils to put forward rural community businesses who have had a positive impact in their local community.
The awards are an annual celebration of the achievements of rural community businesses in tackling rural issues across the UK and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:43 by Jake Atkinson
LocalGov have published an article on NALC's forthcoming "stocktake" exercise on the role of local councils in the context of "Brexit, devolution, and the Government's austerity agenda".
See here for the full article.
Posted: Tue, 01 May 2018 12:18 by Jake Atkinson
Click below to access the presentations from the recent Big Discussion event at Broughton Astley.
Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:01 by Jake Atkinson