BMKALC parish Unitary Liaison Update

The County Officer had scheduled a series of three meetings to take place in March 2019 for the purpose of creating a coherent point of communication between the 215 parish, town and community councils as we move towards the new Unitary Authority.  Owing to the...

2018 Local Election Materials

Some of us will have the joy of local council elections next year.  NALC have issued various documents to help us. 2018 Local Elections Timetable ELECTIONS PRESS TEMPLATE ELECTIONS FLYER EDITABLE ELECTIONS A4 EDITABLE ELECTIONS A3 EDITABLE ALL ABOUT LOCAL COUNCILS...

GDPR Christmas Myth Busting

Frozen over your Christmas Card List, wondering how to invite parishioners to the Christmas Lunch?  Take a quick look at this excellent guide from the ICO and put the Merry back into Christmas!...

BMKALC Parish Unitary Liaison

The County Officer has scheduled a series of three meetings to take place in March 2019 for the purpose of creating a coherent point of communication between the 215 parish, town and community councils as we move towards the new Unitary Authority.  We are hopeful that...

Grants and Funding

If you,  or a group in your parish, is considering looking for funding for a project your might want to consider looking into https://www/thegoodexchange.com. The Good Exchange is a Not for Profit, Charity-funded, On-line grant matching platform that automatically...

Privilege

Current affairs have led to the question of the week, “do town and parish councillors share the same status as MP’s when it comes to Privilege?” I refer you to your copies of Arnold -Baker on Local Council Administration which states, “7.37   A...

Funding and Grants Bulletin August 2018

17 AUGUST 2018 FUNDING AND GRANTS BULLETIN Litter Innovation Fund Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced today (15 August 2018)....