NEAT News: Tackling Climate Challenges Locally

NEAT News is an occasional publication for Napton residents and businesses (funded by Warwickshire CC’ Green Shoots Fund) that shares information about the positive things that are happening – and what you can do - to tackle our changing climate, loss of natural diversity and scarcity of resources.

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WALC Welcomes new Chief Executive

Hello, my name is Ja’Neen Day, and I am the new CEO of WALC starting on 1 February 2022.  I come from a long and varied background of working with elected members and democratic organisations. 

Warwickshire Seeks Applicants for New Health Equity Panel

Warwickshire County Council seeks applications to join their future Health Equity Group – a new Warwickshire-wide panel of citizens who will be advisors and champions from a community perspective.

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Councils Targetted by Spam Emails

We have seen an increase in the volume of spam emails in circulation specifically targeting local councils. Some of these emails purport to come from the chair of the council.

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New National Networks Webpage

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched a new webpage dedicated to its national networks. These networks aim to build on the growing use of digital communications by local (parish and town) councils and the more recent shift to remote meetings and events to:

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Climate Emergency: New National Network

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has created a new network on climate emergencies for local (parish and town) councils already or considering taking action locally to help tackle the climate and ecological emergency.

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New Year Open Letter from NALC's New Chair

NALC chair, Cllr Keith Stevens, has written an open letter to all councillors across England's 10,000 local (parish and town) councils

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NALC Publishes Report on 2021 Local Elections

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published its report on the 2021 local (parish and town) council elections.

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Shrewley Parish Newsletter January 2022

There is one vacancy on the Parish Council for a Councillor. Please contact the Parish Clerk if you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. Training is available if required and meetings are bi-monthly on Mondays.