Publications

Wiltshire Association of Local Councils (WALC) and National Association of Local Councils (NALC) provide a number of publications which are available to all.

The Good Councillor's Guide is now in its sixth incarnation.  The 2017 version may be downloaded from the members' area of this website.

Hard copies of this edition of the Good Councillor’s Guide are available from the WALC office; these are priced at £3.49 each plus P&P for members, £4.99 each plus P&P for non members. Other publications, including Being a Good Employer and All About Local Councils (among others) can be downloaded from the NALC website.

The Good Councillor's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning has just been launched.  This is available to download from the members' area of the WALC website or to order in hard copy from the WALC office.  They are priced at £3.49 each plus P&P for members and £4.99 each plus P&P for non members.

Guidance sheets and legal topic notes are available to download from the members' area of the NALC website (contact WALC for log-in details), templates and models maybe downloaded from tis websites.

A number of guidance sheets have been compiled by Community First for community groups and members of the public to provide more detailed information on many aspects of local councils’ work and procedures. These may also be of use as a quick reference for local councils.

These are available from the Local Councils page of the Community First website.