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Rutlandnews

LRALC and NALC give scrutiny evidence on the County Council's unitary proposals

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:58

This morning Jake Atkinson (Chief Executive of LRALC) and Justin Griggs (Head of Policy for NALC) gave evidence at the Leicestershire County Council (LCC) scrutiny panel which was convened to discuss the current LCC unitary council proposal.

LRALC and NALC...

Cllr Melissa Boyden of Asfordby Parish Council wins "Young Councillor of the Year" NALC Award

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:01

Cllr Melissa Boyden of Asfordby Parish Council was the deserved winner of the NALC Young Councillor of the Year Award at the NALC Conference this week.

This continues a strong record of the Leicestershire and Rutland area being represented in shortlisted and...

Statements from BC/DC Leaders and LCC Leaders on Unitary Proposals

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:32

The leaders of Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley and Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire, and Oadby and Wigston councils issued a joint statement on 29th October 2018.

It said: "We would like to thank the Leicestershire MPs for their joint letter...

LRALC Links Page Updated

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:53

The links page on this website has been updated to remove dead links and add new information. See here.

LSE Parish Councils Article

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 09:53

The LSE have published a very interesting op ed piece about parish councils, democracy, and engagement. It makes very interesting reading in the lead up to local elections next May.

The article can be found here.

NEW COURSE - Local Council Planning for the Medium Term

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:37

This course is designed for parish and town councillors and clerks from councils that are interested in maximising the opportunities presented by the 3 year moratorium on "capping".

Many councils are not considering the opportunity for medium term planning...

Build a better budget: the importance of ensuring adequate training provision

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 18:37

The world of parish and town councils is ever changing, with councillors and clerks regularly being faced with new challenges and opportunities both at a national and local level. GDPR and the recent changes to the external audit process are but two recent...

NALC funding and grants bulletin

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 20:46

The latest NALC funding and grants bulletin for member councils can be found below.

Charles Arnold-Baker on Local Council Administration - 11th Edition out soon!

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:02

Arnold-Baker on Local Council Administration (now edited by Paul Claydon) is a complete statement of the law relating to parish and community councils, in the form of an extensive though succinct narrative accompanied by comprehensive statutory materials....

NALC is calling for local councils to nominate community business champions

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 13:43

With the Plunkett Foundation opening their Rural Community Ownership Awards, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is encouraging local (town and parish) councils to put forward rural community businesses who have had a positive impact in their...

LCC – Annual Parishes Conference – Post event letter to parishes

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:03

Following this year's annual Parishes Liaison event, LCC has asked us to distribute a letter from Cllr Ould and Cllr Richardson. Please see below for the letter.

LRALC achieves 100% membership

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:34

Hot on the heels of the final non-member council in Leicestershire rejoining LRALC in April we are pleased to announce that the last non-member in Rutland, Little Casterton Parish Council, resolved to rejoin on Monday 13th August 2018.

This means that LRALC...

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