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DALC Spring Seminar 11 April 2016

St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7LT
Refreshment's available from 9.30am, event commences at 10am. Award winning lunch from David Bown, Ashover.

All places to be booked directly through the DALC office at a cost of £40 per member council delegate


* Liz Partington – Emergency Planning Manager Derbyshire County Council – how councils can plan... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:04 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Events

Neighbourhood Planning Champion

Cllr. Guy Martin has now been appointed as a Neighbourhood Planning Champion under the auspices of the Government Department for Communities and Local Government. He has been involved in the Neighbourhood Planning process for five years with the, now in place, Chapel-en-le-Frith Parish Area Neighbourhood Plan and in the past has visited councils in Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Staffordshire.He will be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:46 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Housing - CPRE Report and Spending Review

What is in this for local councils?

This LAIS will be of interest to local councils concerned about the impact of Government's housing strategy, insufficient levels of affordable housing, problems integrating sizeable developments with sufficient infrastructure and the sustainability of their community for future generations.

A new report has been published by the Campaign for Rural England (CPRE) pointedly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:07 by Wendy Amis

Tags: LAIS

The Transparency Fund for Smaller Local Councils

NALC, funded by the UK Government, has released the application form for funding for smaller authorities who need to be compliant with the requirements of the "Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities".

All Smaller Authorities should comply with the Transparency Code, and DCLG recognises that access to funding will be needed by some smaller councils to fully meet the transparency requirements.

The application... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:41 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Transparency Fund

LAIS - Local Associations Information Service

LAIS Local Associations Information Service

DALC are providing their members with an additional service. The Local Associations Information Service (LAIS) provides details of selected national consultations/initiatives translated into a summary box of key points together with further details for those who want it.

The first two LAIS documents are on:

Fly Grazing (LAIS 1381) Precept Data (LAIS 1382)

and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 11:44 by Wendy Amis

Tags: LAIS

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