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Guidance on Play Areas

On 26 June, the government produced guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms. NALC will be engaging with the government on the impractical nature of much of this guidance and the financial implication for local councils.

RoSPA has provided NALC with additional information to complement government guidance:

The government has announced that in England children's playgrounds are allowed to open... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:34 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

Arts fund and Re-imagine Grants

The Arts Fund has announced new Respond and Reimagine Grants to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the COVID-19 crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the future.

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

New Model Code of Conduct: Consultation

Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct for all tiers of local government. This... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Consultations, Governance, NALC

NALC release 'Points of Light'

NALC have released their annual publication showcasing the good work done by local councils across the country. Possible inspiration for ideas and initiatives in your community ...

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:14 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, NALC

Website Accessibility Guidance from NALC

NALC have provided some guidance to support parish and town councils become compliant with the Website Accessibility legislation by 23rd September 2020

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:35 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Website Accessibility

ACRE guidance on reopening of village halls for pre school

ACRE have provided updated guidance on the re opening of village halls and community centres to accommodate pre school facilities. It is now acceptable for these facilities to open for children other than key workers so long as the governments recommended measures to minimise the spread of Covid 19 can be implemented. For more information go to the Rural Action Derbyshire website.

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:22 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

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