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A new report has been commissioned by the Princes Trust looking into issues affecting rural communities. Their findings make interesting reading and may help identify opportunities for communities to apply for grant funding for projects.

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The Locality Working team at Warwickshire County Council is currently trying to build up a picture of community activity taking place across the county.

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Solihull MBC are running a ‘free tree’ initiative aimed at protecting and enhancing the rural character of Solihull in partnership with Birmingham Airport.

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Both Chairman Paul Tilley and Councillor Will Morley-Brown have resigned from the Parish Council. We would like to thank them both for all their hard work and for their significant contribution to the Parish over the many years that they have served. They will both be missed.

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Quartly newsletter from the Rural Service Network

Read the June 2018 Edition

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and Society of Local Councils Clerks (SLCC) have written to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, the Committee on Standards in Public Life and the Local Government Association to highlight concerns about a recent legal judgement.

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The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to launch a new guide setting out how principal and local councils can work more effectively in partnership.

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NALC’s Star Councils 2018 celebrates the positive impact local councils, councillors, county associations and clerks make to their communities, recognising the achievements of the local council sector. We encourage everyone who has gone above and beyond to make a positive, local change to put themselves forward.

NALC Council Spotlight

The local council sector does incredible work each year for their communities and NALC wants it to be celebrated. Being NALC’s Council Spotlight gives you the opportunity to see your hard work showcased by the sectors only longest standing national body.

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Some District/Borough Councils in the Country have not submitted invoices to Parish Councils for election expenses in the previous May until very late in the year which has not allowed time for the expenses to be built into the following year precept budget.