Why you should come work with us!


We are currently recruiting for a Member Services Trainee/Assistant, with a view to developing that role into a Member Services Officer. As the existing Member Services Officer, read my story and why I’m looking forward to working with you!

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The 2023/24 Pay Award has been agreed

The 2023/24 Pay Award has been agreed by the National Joint Council and now applies from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024.


Cllr John Hart hosts briefings for parish and town councils


Cllr John Hart (Leader of Devon County Council) is once again hosting a series of online meetings for town and parish councillors during November and December.


Call for sites: Electric vehicle charging at parish council owned car parks


Devon County Council are seeking expressions of interest for electric vehicle chargepoints in parish council and community car parks.

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Changes in fire safety legislation


Changes in fire safety legislation came into effect on 1 October 2023, and will have an impact on the duties of the responsible person in residential and non-residential premises. 

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Introducing our Connect Events


Introducing our Connect Events, which will be instrumental in bringing councils together; to connect with DALC, to connect with each other, and to connect with other agencies whose work impacts our communities.

Connect Event DALC

An overview of our AGM 2023

Catch up on what happened at the 2023 DALC AGM, and your chance to tell us what matters to you and your council!


Annual Report 2022/23


Our Annual Report is our chance to reflect on everything that has happening throughout the year, while sharing information about what we have been up to, as well as the activities of our members. Our 2022/23 report is now available for you to read!

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Letter from The Pageantmaster to Town and Parish Councils about D-Day 80 – 6th June 2024


Bruno Peek CVO OBE OPR, the Pageantmaster, has written a letter to all UK town and parish council clerks regarding the D-Day 80 celebrations being organised for 6th June 2024 across the UK.

D-Day 80

DALC AGM, Conference & Exhibition – 27th September 2023

Join us for our annual flagship event. A full day of speakers, workshops and exhibits as well as opportunities to engage with town and parish councils across Devon.

AGM Conference Exhibition