Saturday, 29 March 2014

Saving the community

New video from Localism Alliance showcasing how easy it is to get involved in #communityassets

Friday, 28 March 2014

Easier for communities

New @CommunitiesUK consultation out on making it easier to create local parish and town councils. #localism #localgov @CreateACouncil also steps on how to create one

Thursday, 27 March 2014

What Next for Localism

NALC's What Next for Localism conference saw the emergence of new ideas to take community power further forward than ever before. #wnfli #localism #localgovt

Thursday, 20 March 2014

New leader for localism

The National Association of Local Councils have got their new chief executive in the form of Jonathan Owen.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

More pressure on localism

.@NALC says no to parishes being put under new financial pressures #localism #localgovt

Localism's elephant in the room

Localism’s particular elephant in the room is council tax support funding. The golden thread of parish financing – over a century old – was broken with the introduction of localised council tax support schemes. No longer are local (parish and town) councils masters of their own destiny.