BBC Birmingham News Feeds
- Naomi Osaka into round two at Birmingham's Nature Valley Classic
- County Championship: Tykes skipper Steve Patterson hits 60 and takes 3-21 against Bears
- County Championship: Sussex fight back at Kidderminster after Wayne Parnell's four wickets
- Garry Monk: Birmingham City sack manager after 15 months at club
- Leeds and Birmingham Clean Air Zones 'delayed by government'
- Reward offered after boy shot in head in Wolverhampton
- MPs fear lives at risk over Coventry hospital service 'loss'
- Four injured in crash after Cotteridge police pursuit
- Kevin Shepperson murder: Three guilty of Walsall killing
- HMP Birmingham: Scanner funding failure 'inexplicable'
BBC Bristol News Feed
- County Championship: Mohammad Abbas shines as Leicestershire dominate day two against Gloucestershire
- Bristol Zoo overspill parking row continues
- Butcher told to 'rot in hell' in apparent protest sign
- South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike
- Tatiana Stankovic Davis: Inquest records death from leukaemia
- County Championship: Neil Dexter hits career-best 180 for Leicestershire v Gloucestershire
- Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named
- Bath Spa University to hand out drink spike testing cards
- Bath men's post-natal group aims to beat 'macho culture'
- South Western Railway strike set to hit Royal Ascot
Cornwall Council News feed
- Newquay Safe issues reminder to parents
- Annual meeting for St Agnes and Perranporth Community Network Panel
- Nasty surprise for shoppers as card surcharge ban being ignored by businesses
- Fishermen in Cornwall urged to ‘know your numbers’ as part of Men’s Health Week
- Climate change, policing and highways on the agenda at Caradon Community Network Panel meeting
- Cornwall carers celebrated as part of Carers Week
- Health visiting team recognised by UNICEF
- Key decisions for Cornwall Council's Cabinet
- Healthy Under 5's scheme is laying the foundations for life
- Major boost for housing, public transport and the economy as £47m Truro infrastructure funding is announced
BBC Essex News Feed
- Essex drugs arrests after county lines crackdown
- Ben Quartermaine: Mum hopes pupils learn lesson of sea death
- Danny Collinge: Colchester United sign former Stuttgart defender
- Nut allergy man 'thrown off' Turkish Airlines flight
- Prison workout 'turned inmate's life around'
- Marie Curie and Mariah Carey cake mix-up 'was a joke'
- Essex murder inquiry: Beverley O'Connor's death in Burnham-on-Crouch 'not suspicious'
- 'Skatey McSkateface' wins public vote for Southend skate park
- Essex students 'demand change' to sex complaint policy
- Clacton murder trial: Man 'threatened to burn down flat'
BBC Hampshire News Feed
- Lucy McHugh: Murder accused denies three rape charges
- Andover fatal house blast: James Kirkby 'blew himself up'
- Hampshire bus drivers stage 24-hour walkout over pay
- South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike
- 'Boaty McBoatface' maps deep ocean water
- Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences
- Jeremy Kyle declines DCMS inquiry appearance
- Bear hugging record attempt
- Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans
- County Championship: Essex bowl Hampshire out for 88 to complete innings win
BBC Manchester News Feeds
- County Championship: Three-wicket Onions burst edges Lancs nearer victory at Derby
- Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan players in Manchester restaurant altercation
- Pep Guardiola: Manchester City manager's cardigan raises £6,000 for Blues' charity
- Rodri: Man City in talks with Atletico Madrid and willing to pay £62.6m release clause
- Yousef Makki death: Murder accused teen admits possessing knife
- Cheshire Police panel chair asked to resign in LGBT lanyard row
- Martin Gleeson: Ex-GB centre leaves Salford to join Wasps as assistant attack coach
- Romelu Lukaku 'has to leave' Man Utd - Roberto Martinez
- Cosgrove Hall's Wind in the Willows puppets return to Manchester
- Manchester mural celebrates suffragette movement
BBC Lincolnshire News Feed
- Cleethorpes: Stuck teens saved from mud as tide comes in
- Wainfleet flooding: Environment Agency 'warned of risk'
- Wainfleet flooding: Homes remain evacuated until Friday
- Wainfleet flooding: Hundreds spend night away from town
- Wainfleet flooding: More evacuations of homes
- Wainfleet flooding: RAF helps to stem River Steeping breach
- Wild Bill: Lincolnshire Police respond to ITV drama
- England flooding: Homes evacuated and travel disrupted
- 'Suspected grenade' unearthed in Lincoln was agricultural item
- Lincoln supermarket trials 'reverse-vending machine'
Amersham News Views and Information News Feed
- Amersham Art Group – Oil Painting Demonstrations 2019
- L’Etape UK – A Family Cycling Festival & Summer Celebrations of all things 2 Wheeled – Penn Street –
- Open Air Shakespeare & Shakespeare on a Bike – June 2 and June 28
- National Creativity & Wellbeing – Mindfulness Events Mondays in June
- Living History Tudor Courtroom Event – Chiltern open Air Museum – 10 – 17 August
- Meet Napoleonic Soldiers & Find Out About Life in Wellington s Army – Chiltern Open Air Museum – 3/4 August
- Wild About Wool Knitting Event – Chiltern open Air Museum – 12/13 October
- Family Harvest Event -Chiltern open Air Museum – 28-29 Sept
- Free Company Aquitaine demonstrating Medieval Warbow – Chiltern Open Air Museum – 31 Aug to 1 Sept
- Amersham Art Group – Oil Painting Demonstrations
A reminder to all our member councils that the period of 30 working days granted for the exercise of public rights must include the first 10 working days of July. To meet statutory requirements all local councils must:
1. Fully and accurately complete the notice...
A reminder that the submission deadline of 1st July is approaching. By this date councils should have submitted to PKF Littlejohn either:
- A completed & approved AGAR and all applicable supporting documents; or
- An Exemption Certificate .
Our 2019 Agenda is fast approaching and we are looking forward to welcoming you all at County Hall on 15th June ready for a 10.30am start.
There will be a range of stalls from national and local specialist companies who provide services and equipment to parish...
NALC has now updated legal briefing L09-18 on the Public Sector Bodies (Websites And Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. This briefing now links to the government's model accessibility statement which can be found here.
NALC is delighted to invite entries to the Star Council Awards, which they are running for the fifth successive year in 2019.
"The awards are a fantastic opportunity for local (parish and town) councils, councillors, clerks and county associations to showcase...
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on local (parish and town) councils to submit their nominations for the People's Award to mark today's official launch of Transport Planning Day 2019.
The Transport Planning Society (TPS) People's...
Time is running out to book your place at our first AGM on Saturday 15th June 2019 at the Leicestershire County Council offices. Registration is from 10am for a 10.30am start, and key features of the event include:
- Charlotte Eisenhart, Head of member Services...
For some reason there is a common belief that exists among some parish councils that if all the councillors resign en masse or there are insufficient councillors to make a quorum folowing an election that somehow the council ceases to exist.
This is simply...
The Government has announced a new funding stream to support the diversity of and therefore retention of rural pubs. Rural pubs across England could be expanded to include Post Office facilities, grocery shops and libraries thanks to £188,000 of government...
The Local Government Resource Center has agreed a partnership with NALC to stage the Local Council EXPO again this year, what they hope will be the largest single gathering for our sector.
Normally national sector events attract between 150 to 300 participants....
In advance of the forthcoming local elections, NALC has updated and republished Legal Topic Note L01-19 on the code of recommended practice on local authority publicity which provides guidance on the pre-election (purdah) period. You can find this in the member's...
We have received confirmation that the recording of PKF Littlejohn's training update for 2018/19 is now available on their website here and via YouTube. The slides, including speaker notes, are also available on the website.
PKF Littlejohn has confirmed that...
Unfortunately, due to staff illness, the Councillor training planned for today (20th March 2019) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.
Apologies for the inconvenience.
A reminder that all parish and town councils have "re-enrolment" duties which must be carried out three years after the council's automatic enrolment staging date. The council's duties will vary depending on whether or not the council has staff to re-enrol....
NALC's response to the 2019-20 Local Government Finance Settlement Technical Consultation can be seen below. This covers the ongoing moratorium on "capping" for local councils, and reform of localisation of business rates to provide a share for local councils....
LRALC wish to draw your attention to a letter from Rishi Sunak to local authorities regarding publication of councillors' and candidates' home addresses.
In the letter he confirms that he is taking forward a recommendation from the Committee on Standards in...
A reminder that the minimum contributions payable into automatic enrolment workplace pension schemes will increase from 6 April 2019. This applies to all employers with staff in a pension scheme for automatic enrolment.
It is the council's responsibility to...
We have received confirmation from PKF Littlejohn that they will not be able to provide any training sessions at county level this spring due to the extent of the geographical area that they now cover.
They will be hosting a webinar similar to last year which...
Further to the two Elections Workshops that we held on 31st January 2019 we have complied a list of the most frequently asked questions and answers which can be found here. These cover a variety of topics including purdah, candidate nominations, annual meetings...
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Clerks 3 training planned for today (28th February 2019) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.
Apologies for the inconvenience.