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  • Parish News is CPALC's free public news service
    • It aims to publicise items about communities, parish and town councils which often escape attention at both the National and local level
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    • Promote debate
    • Be thought provoking
    • They are not necessarily the views of CPALC or the author
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IMPORTANT: Review of Parish Council ethical standards
Councils To Be Required To Disclose All Spending Above £500
New reforms will stop town hall corruption and culture of malicious complaints
Could your Parish Council be fined £500,000?
Are you registered as the wrong type of member?
Local Audit and Accountability Act passes into law
Rural communities and Councils loose funding due to DGLG “error”
New consolidated News, Editorials and Blog menu
Changes to the way your CPALC profile looks 09-2017
The clerks annual assessment and pay review, done yours?
Changes to the way the CPALC website looks and works 09-2017
Publication and disclosure of members interests What is a Parish Council website?
The digital revolution and Government – Francis Maude
Parish Councils need to act to save their village greens
How good are your Town and Parish Council meetings? Some hard numbers
A 21.75% increase in complaints relating to town and parish councils May 2013
The Annual Parish Council Meeting, Time for a new broom?
29 parish councils rapped for not filing an annual return
Are you just rubber stamping the Town and Parish Council Annual Return?
Kirby Muxloe and the importance of the annual return