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Don't Forget The Planning Conference! 12 March 2024

Published: 26 Feb 24

Don't forget our Annual Planning Conference on 12 March at East Peckham Jubilee Hall. All day with a networking lunch. Latest Planning updates and best practice. Join Us! £70 + VAT for member councils Read More...

D-DAY 80 PIN BADGE

D-DAY 80 PIN BADGE

Published: 25 Jan 24

Empire Medals have kindly produced a Pin Badge for D-Day 80 - 6th June 2024, to assist in the Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. Read More...

SECTION 137 EXPENDITURE LIMIT FOR 2024/2025

SECTION 137 EXPENDITURE LIMIT FOR 2024/2025

Published: 25 Jan 24

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has notified the National Association of Local Councils that the appropriate sum for section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for local (parish and town) councils in England for 2024/25 is £10.81. Read More...

Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2024-39

Kent Minerals and Waste Local Plan 2024-39

Published: 24 Jan 24

KCC is currently seeking input on the Pre-Submission Draft of the new plan, which will be in effect from 2024 to 2039. The consultation period is from January 17th, 2024, to midnight on February 29th, 2024. Read More...

Parish Council Winter Support Grant

Parish Council Winter Support Grant

Published: 24 Jan 24

Apply for the Parish Council Winter Support Grant now and before 1st March. It is important to note that the available funds are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. We therefore strongly encourage early applications. Read More...

NALC launches the Local Council Award Scheme criteria review consultation

NALC launches the Local Council Award Scheme criteria review consultation

Published: 10 Jan 24

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has announced the launch of a consultation as part of the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) criteria review Read More...

NALC Legal Updates

NALC Legal Updates

Published: 21 Dec 23

NALC have issued legal briefing L02-23 which will come into force on 26th December. LTN31E has been reissued (Local General Powers) and Legal Briefing L01-18 has been withdrawn. LTN87 (Procurement) has been reissued. Read More...

Innovation Fund

Innovation Fund

Published: 11 Dec 23

Does your organisation provide Dementia Services in East or West Kent? You may be eligible to apply to our Dementia & Me Innovation Fund. We are looking to support innovative and creative new projects or to sustain exciting existing projects through our Dementia & Me programme. Read More...

Kent and Medway Business Fund

Kent and Medway Business Fund

Published: 11 Dec 23

The Kent and Medway Business Fund (Standard and Small Business Boost) provides 0% interest loans, to qualifying companies with ambitions to grow. If you’re a start-up, a high-growth or fast-growing business, there may be financial support and advice available to help achieve your business goals. Read More...

Apply for a free defibrillator for your community

Apply for a free defibrillator for your community

Published: 8 Dec 23

Find out if your community group is eligible for a free, BHF-funded defibrillator. Having a defibrillator and knowing how to do CPR will give members of your community a better chance at surviving a cardiac arrest. Parish Councils are included in this scheme, so if you need one, now is the time to explore this option. Read More...

Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority Community Risk Management Plan and Survey 2023

Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority Community Risk Management Plan and Survey 2023

Published: 6 Dec 23

Help shape the future of your fire and rescue services through our community risk survey. Your opinion matters, and you have until 1 February 2024 to share your thoughts and help shape our priorities for the next four years. It’s an opportunity to understand the risks that affect you, share your views, and shape what we do. Read More...

Bitesize Course at Your Fingertips

Bitesize Course at Your Fingertips

Published: 15 Aug 23

All KALC Bitesize Training Courses can be found here Read More...