The government has announced that people across England will be able to celebrate local historical figures under a proposed expansion of the official blue plaques scheme which currently only operates in London.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is reminding councils about the ban and restrictions on some single-use plastic items from 1 October.
NALC has secured several amendments to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill at last week’s Report Stage in the House of Lords.
DLUHC announced an amendment to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill to facilitate the delivery of new homes.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales published its updated investment guidance on August 1. The guidance (known as CC14) has been updated to provide “greater clarity and to give trustees confidence to make investment decisions that are right for their charity”.
NALC, the Local Government Association and the Royal British Legion have published a joint letter to all councils regarding Remembrance events. You are encouraged to share the letter as widely as possible in your local areas.
Just a reminder to National Assembly members as well as clerks and councillors who would like to get involved in National ALC governance, of the recently launched our governance elections.