What is OSKAR and how do I access it?

OSKAR (Online Skills and Resources) is LDHQ’s portal to videos and handouts for members. It’s particularly useful for those using Connect as it has lots…

Texting

Why use text messaging? Text messaging is a great way to get short messages across quickly, cheaply and efficiently. Most people are used to getting…

Serious about Winning

We provide the essential tools for successful year-round community campaigning. ALDC members have access to artwork templates, campaign ideas, information and expert advice. Join ALDC…

New Councillor – Standards

The 2000 Local Government Act introduced a structure for Councillors’ ethics. Read and sign your council’s Code of Conduct – breaches of the code can…

Freedom of Information

What does Freedom of Information mean for councillors? There are two main issues which need to be considered when discussing the relationship between freedom of…

Council candidate approval

Why have a candidate approval system? There are two main reasons to have a candidate approval system. The first is to ensure that potential candidates…