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This guide outlines the current loneliness policy context, uses a range of case studies to demonstrate effective local delivery models working in practice, and provides useful check lists and top tips on how to measure and evaluate outputs.

As part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week, the Warwickshire Hate Crime Annual Report for 2019 has been published, outlining the picture of hate in the county from the last 12 months.

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In October 2019 NCVO launched their new safeguarding resources on NCVO Knowhow. This acts as a one-stop shop for the key guidance and resources on safeguarding that they have produced in association with expert organisations.

Mayors, Leaders and Chairmen of Town and Parish Councils throughout the UK are to take the lead in local celebrations marking the 75th Anniversary of the end of the war in Europe on the 8th May 2020.

Recent reports from Which? show that rural communities are disproportionately affected by cuts to the UK's cash machine network.

The new fund, launched by UK ATM network Link and UK Finance, will give members of the public the chance to apply for a free ATM machine.

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A new Councillor Workbook from the LGA

This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.

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Neighbourhood Planning and Community Health and Wellbeing

Councils will recall the CIL Briefing sent out earlier in 2019 by NALC Legal Services, and in line with neighbourhood planning, All Things Neighbourhood Planning consider that Councils could and should go one step further and this article loks to explore health and wellbeing throught neighbourhood planning.

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September 2019 issue of Parish & Partners Briefing from Stratford-on-Avon District Council includes

  • Executive Directors' foreword
  • Affordable Housing Delivery Group
  • Latest housing land supply figure

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Following their work with over 50 town and parish councils, the ICO have developed a suite of resources to help local councils with some of their key data protection issues.