NALC: Climate Emergency Network Update

NALC: Climate Emergency Network Update

At NALC’s recent climate emergency national network meeting. the guest speaker was Professor Jules Pretty, chair of the Essex Climate Action Commission, who informed network members about the work of the commission and the impact it’s had so far, including the...

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

Free Community event to mark the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings For further information see website    

Kind Communities, Kind food

Kind Communities, Kind food

Saturday 13 July 11am - 3pm Find out about affordable, healthy and sustainable food options in our country    

World Bee Day: 20 May

World Bee Day: 20 May

“To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development, the UN designated 20 May as World Bee Day.  The goal is to strengthen measures aimed at protecting bees and other pollinators, which would...

Decarbonising Rural Communities: REACH Workshop Update

Decarbonising Rural Communities: REACH Workshop Update

Rural Energy and Community Heat (REACH) is exploring new and exciting opportunities for rural communities to achieve their net zero ambitions.  A previous National Grid innovation project identified that rural low voltage networks need more interventions to help the...

The Bicycle Bus Wheels Into Wellesbourne

On Friday 15 March, the very first Wellesbourne Bicycle Bus wheeled in. A Bicycle Bus is when a number of people (in this case families) ride together in a group for a safe, fun environment travelling a predetermined route avoiding the busiest roads and junctions...

Local Councils Charter: Updated

WALC has been working with Warwickshire County Council on the new updated version of the Local Councils Charter.  Notice of the Draft Charter has been circulated to all Member Councils via the weekly roundup to be shared with all Councils.  It is hoped that all Member...

Carbon Literacy for Town and Parish Councils

What is Carbon Literacy? “An awareness of the carbon costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions, on an individual, community and organisational basis”. Find out more about the Carbon Literacy Project Save Our...

What is an Annual Parish Meeting?

An Annual Parish Meeting is a meeting of the electorate of the parish, as opposed to a Parish or Town Council meeting which is a meeting of the Parish or Town Council of which residents are allowed to attend. The law in respect of an Annual Parish Meeting is set out...