Private Members' Ballot - Local Electricity Bill

Urgent: help the campaign to boost community-run renewable energy projects: A group of MPs have just been given the opportunity to introduce a new law in Parliament and Power for People are campaigning for them to choose the Local Electricity Bill, which would enable many more community renewable energy schemes. Take action here.

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Dynamic Councillor. 27th September at 10am

Dynamic Councillor. 27th September at 10am

Published: 25 Dec 21

Join us for this morning session of the Dynamic Councillor with Clive Powell Read More...

Building a Two-Way Conversation with your Community - Wednesday 28th September, 5.30 pm - 7.30pm on Zoom

Building a Two-Way Conversation with your Community - Wednesday 28th September, 5.30 pm - 7.30pm on Zoom

Published: 20 Dec 21

Breakthrough Communications will help you consider practical and effective ways for your Council to systematically and proactively find out what really matters to people living within your parish, through a range of print and digital tools. Read More...

Introduction to Planning. 29th September at 6pm

Introduction to Planning. 29th September at 6pm

Published: 23 Oct 21

Join Alison Eardley, Planning Consultant, for a webinar session on the foundation stage of planning. This is a workshop that is suitable for both new and returning Councillors and will appeal especially to those involved in the Local Council Planning Process. Read More...

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The Kent Association is a not for profit membership organisation serving member Parish, Town and Community Councils and Parish Meetings (Local Councils) in Kent and Medway. Our membership is currently 312 out of a total of 321. 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.

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