Sue Baxter

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter sent an open letter to its 100,000 local (parish and town) councillors.

The letter sets out the challenges and opportunities ahead and showcases a number of key achievements over the last year.

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NALC publication shines a light on 150 local councils

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) today has published its new publication highlighting the good work England’s 10,000 local (parish and town) councils are doing more for their communities.

Lonely man

Often, loneliness is associated with older people who live on their own; but loneliness is not just about social isolation therefore, people can be lonely, but not necessarily living in isolation. The Campaign to End Loneliness believe that people of all ages need connections that matter.

Shrewley

The Parish Council has two vacancies – if you are interested, please contact any Parish Councillor or the Clerk for more information.  Details are on the PC notice boards and on the website.

Congratulations to Viv Morgan who has been warded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to education.  Viv set up the school for bullied children in 2012 and it now supports up to 30 children who have suffered from extreme bullying.

Dave Buckland, Dave Webb, Isabel Edgar Briancon

December 2018 issue of Parish & Partners Briefing from Stratford-on-Avon District Council.

With a month by month review of 2018.

Warwickshire County Council are pleased to announce the launch of our 2nd Round of the Councillors' Grant Fund 2018/19, for the funds carried forward from the 1st round. PLEASE NOTE: Not all Councillors had a surplus of funds to carry forward.

The amount of funding available is as follows:

A blog from the ICO website

In the latest of our series of GDPR myth-busting blogs, a new post by Deputy Commissioner (Policy) Steve Wood tackles some misconceptions which have sprung up around how the new data protection law might affect your Christmas.

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Warwick District Community Forum Grant Fund - 2nd Round now open!

The Warwick District Community Forum Grant Fund 2018-19, supported by Warwick District Council (WDC) and Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is open for a second round of applications from Monday 3rd December 2018.

In the first round 27 groups received a share of £45,000 to support small scale community projects across Warwick district.

A further £45,000 is available for a second round of funding. The closing date is Monday 28th January 2019.