- General election 2019: Battle to unseat Boris Johnson in Uxbridge and Ruislip
- Katherine Jenkins mugged after trying to help woman in street robbery
- Joshua v Ruiz II: Anthony Joshua responds to 'sportwashing' Saudi human rights claims
- Trafalgar Square Christmas tree struggling to please crowds
- Murder charge after Whitechapel party stabbing
- Spitfire pilots return to Goodwood after round-the-world trip
- Latte artist dreams of world coffee success
- Safie Xheta death: Husband attacked wife months before fatal stabbing
- Oscar Wilde's stolen friendship ring returned to Magdalen College
- Oxford University launches scholarship scheme for black Britons
BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Strike action on West Midlands Trains services suspended
- Maximus appeal: 'Critical' stray cat attracts global support
- Wingsuit scientist's funeral donations 'missing'
- Solihull stabbing: Two more men charged with Jack Donoghue's murder
- Radio 1's first blind presenter 'excited to represent disabled community'
- General election 2019: A Wolverhampton carer's view
- What is the point of a clock tower?
- Wolves 2-0 West Ham: 'Happy moment' as Wolves go 10 games unbeaten for first time in 46 years
- Bob Willis: Tributes after former England cricket captain and Ashes hero dies
- Rosie Cooper and Jess Phillips death threats: Man charged
BBC Bristol News Feed
- New Bristol Portway railway station costs facing £1m shortfall
- General election 2019: Special needs 'crisis' dominates hustings
- Champions Cup: Bath v Clermont Auvergne team news
- 'Ladies of the night' street name deeds to be sold
- Bristol Cotham School takeaway row patrols end
- Bath far-right terror raid: Man arrested
- Shrewsbury and Bristol Rovers both fined following mass brawl at the Meadow
- Suspected car thief dies after 'citizen's arrest'
- Alice Sloman: Parents claim Boris Johnson 'misled' them
- UK patient diagnosed with monkeypox
Cornwall Council News feed
- What could your drink cost you, or others this Christmas?
- Council fine for landlord of Truro property upheld
- Cornwall's residents to have their say on budget proposals
- Community Open Event to help the search for an appropriate purchaser of Redruth’s Passmore Edwards building
- Cornwall Tour of Britain Community Launch: Announcement of Grand Depart Stage Route, Logo and Website
- Cornwall Council looking for paid polling staff ahead of General Election 2019
- Penzance wins ‘Great Town’ award
- Cornwall Gateway Community Network Panel to discuss local government’s future and setting up speedwatch projects
- ‘Food for fines’ amnesty in 15 Cornwall Libraries to benefit food banks
- Camborne Nursery is outstanding for the 8th year running
BBC Essex News Feed
- Man charged with murdering Harley Watson in Loughton
- Ronnie O'Sullivan beaten by Ding Junhui at UK Championship
- Lying MoD police officer 'would have been sacked'
- Kwame Poku: Colchester United striker agrees new contract at League Two club
- Loughton hit-and-run: Harley Watson crash 'not linked to other incident'
- Ben Lloyd: Holidaymaker died in Spain beach swimming 'accident'
- UK Championship: China's 'adopted son' Ronnie O'Sullivan relishing meeting with Ding Junhui
- Former MOD police officer 'claimed he shot Mark Duggan'
- Nathan Ralph: Southend United left-back out after dislocating shoulder
- Greater Anglia trains disruption 'appalling' says passenger group
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Wingsuit scientist's funeral donations 'missing'
- Firm rapped over Portsmouth Stanhope House delay
- BBC Radio Solent 'legend' Julian Clegg broadcasts final show
- Hampshire businesses left with bills for 'worthless' screens
- Southsea Knight & Lee store: Hotel and cinema plan approved for former John Lewis outlet
- General election 2019: Parties warned over 'newspaper' election leaflets
- Lymington bollard: Council fined £1.4m over girl's injury
- Portsmouth City Council approves Southsea sea defence scheme
- Royal Navy aircraft carriers dock together in Portsmouth
- General election 2019: Why does campaigning focus on certain areas?
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- Northern: Commuter protest against 'unreliable' rail firm
- Charlie Pope: Father's canal safety plea after son's drowning
- Salford Royal Hospital's new £67m emergency centre plans approved
- 'Don't be the reason I come knocking on your door this Christmas'
- The sisters counting votes for over 50 years
- Man Utd: Marcus Rashford praised by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- Woman killed by car she was driving in Leigh 'may have fallen out'
- General election 2019: Suspended ex-Labour MP Ivan Lewis urges people to vote Tory
- Carjacked Audi stripped down 'within an hour' in Oldham
- Couple exploited desperate people looking for work
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Police chief's legal challenge over degrees dismissed
- Kasey Boulton in court over Welton Cliff triple fatal crash
- Lincoln Cathedral chancellor denies indecent assault on student
- Telford male stripper sentenced for fraud avoids jail
- Grantham school asks pupils not to send Christmas cards
- Northern transport spending £527 per person less than London
- Dunkirk 'shed door' veteran Les Rutherford dies aged 101
- Find out who your team drew in FA Cup third round
- John Motson football photo 'put me on the map'
- Donna Nook: Seal image 'highlights impact of marine litter'
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- General Election Hustings – Amersham – Sat Dec 7
- Amersham Rotate with Janie’s Homeless Friends – collecting to help homeless on Sat Dec 7 at Amersham Christmas Festival
- Upcoming Amersham Art Group Meetings
- Santa’s Winter Wonderland – Amersham Field Centre – 30 Nov, 7 & 8 Dec
- Charity Christmas Concert Thursday 19 December – Amersham
- The Chiltern Camerata – Amersham Free Church – 23 November
- Santa Dash – St. Francis Hospice – December 15
- Amersham – Model Railway Exhibition – 26 October
- Chiltern Open Air Museum – Traditional Christmas Event – 7-8 December
- Amersham Are Group Demonstrations in November and December
Have your say on voluntary sector infrastructure support and social prescribing development and support
Please see the information below on a consultation on voluntary sector infrastructure support and/or social prescribing development and support that is currently being undertaken.
Please take part and or circulate to your networks as appropriate.
Please click below for NALC's latest funding and grants bulletin.
This LGA produced guide provides advice and guidance on the publicity restrictions that should be observed by local authorities during the pre-election period.
What is purdah?
The term 'purdah' has come into popular use across central and local government to...
Friends of the Earth have produced a guide for local parish and town councils who are interested in how they can practically "do their bit" in addressing environmental and climate issues.
Click the link below to access the guidance.
Last year the government introduced regulations for public sector bodies' websites, which are applicable to local councils.
For websites published before 23 September 2018, they will need to be compliant by 23 September 2020. The Government Digital Service...
Tuesday 19th November 2019 - County Hall, Glenfield
The Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network provides an opportunity for Neighbourhood Planning groups within Leicestershire to come together and share their experiences, knowledge and skills. The Agenda...
This year's #OurDay will take place on 19 November. Now a regular campaign fixture in the annual calendar, #OurDay is the Local Government Association's annual 24-hour social media marathon for local government, so gives local (parish and town) councils, councillors,...
The largest national gathering in the sector's annual calendar kicked off this morning with the NALC AGM followed by an thought provoking plenary by the NALC Chief Executive on the state of the sector and exciting initiatives being led by local councils across...
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has piloted its first-ever Peer Review at Chippenham Town Council in Wiltshire recently.
This exciting joint initiative between NALC and the Local Government Association (LGA), part of their joint work on sector-led...
Government has confirmed that the 3 year moratorium on the application of the referendum principles (sometimes known as "capping") to local parish and town councils is to continue for 2020-21.
However the Government 'remains concerned about the pressure placed...
Public Works Board lending is offered at a fixed margin above the Government's cost of borrowing, as measured by gilt yields.
The Treasury raised the margin over gilts to 100bps (one percentage point) in 2010, to better reflect the availability of capital finance,...
As always at this time of year we are publishing information to assist our member councils in ensuring that they are compliant and are fulfilling legal requirments placed upon them with regards to the annual audit process for all councils.
Councils which were...
Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils
Deputy Chief Executive (Training & Advice)
£30,000+ (pro-rata) depending upon experience. 30 hrs per week (potential to become full-time) & attractive pension
Leicestershire and Rutland...
At it's Board Meeting on 10th September 2019 the LRALC Board of Directors elected Cllr John Springthorpe as Chairman and Cllr Tony Hirons as Vice-Chairman for 2019-20. Both have served on the Board and previously the Executive for some time now, John as Vice-Chairman....
Unfortunately, due to staff illness, the Clerks 1 training planned for today (2nd September 2019) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.
Apologies for the inconvenience.