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New chief executive for NALC

Jonathan Owen

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has appointed Jonathan Owen as new Chief Executive of the organisation, it was announced yesterday.

Dr Owen joins NALC at a crucially important and exciting stage in the development of the organisation and of its member local (parish and town) councils. Dr Owen will be […]

Budget comment: more action on housing and growth needed

Mayor Jules Pipe, Chair of London Councils

Mayor Jules Pipe, Chair of London Councils said: “The Chancellor’s statement is inadequate in the context of London’s housing crisis. However, finally there is recognition of the acute challenges London is facing. The capital’s population is set to increase to over nine million by 2021, meaning 800,000 […]

Tewkesbury Borough Business Guide and Directory to help encourage business growth

A free directory detailing the wide range of businesses and services available in Tewkesbury Borough is now available.

The Tewkesbury Borough Business Guide and Directory aims to help people and businesses to find local suppliers and service providers, as well as promoting the borough to potential investors looking to locate to the area.

The directory […]

Building Lives awarded as most innovative training provider

Award winning Social Enterprise Building Lives appeared as proud as punch as they picked up the Award for Best Training Programme in Feb 2014. According to Housing Innovation Award event organisers, these are the only awards to focus solely on genuine enterprise in the sector.

The 2014 winners were decided by an independent panel of […]