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2019 Community Awards Scheme

2019 Community Awards Scheme

Published: 21 Sep 18

A scheme has been launched to recognise community champions Read More...

Meeting with PCC and Kent Police

Meeting with PCC and Kent Police

Published: 14 Aug 18

Councillors enjoy 'constructive and informative meeting'

KALC Combats Dementia

KALC Combats Dementia

Published: 24 May 18

KALC has joined up with Alzheimer’s Society and Kent Fire & Rescue Service Read More...

Upcoming Events

The Dynamic Councillor

Published: 14 Dec 18

Saturday 26th January 2019 - The Herne Community Centre. BOOKING DETAILS TO FOLLOW. C101/C111 A three hour morning module aimed at new Councillors or those requiring a refresher. Read More...

Trust and Charity Law Workshop

Published: 29 Nov 18

Lenham Community Centre - 23rd January 2019 MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW Read More...

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About Us

The Kent Association is a not for profit membership organisation serving member Parish and Town Councils and Parish Meetings (Local Councils) in Kent and Medway. Our membership is currently 303 out of a total of 316. Membership is open to all Local Councils in Kent and Medway for a subscription agreed at the Annual Meeting. As the first tier of local government closest to their communities, Local Councils have a key role to play in shaping their localities with the Government's drive to devolve power and decision making to local people through the Localism Act 2011, the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016 and changes in the Audit Framework, it is becoming increasingly important that Councillors and Clerks are better informed and are provided with the tools and knowledge to help them undertake their roles as efficiently and effectively as they can.