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County Officer: Russell Reeve
Rooms 57/58, County Hall
Martineau Lane, Norwich

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Norfolk Association of Local Councils (Norfolk ALC) is a not for profit membership Association of parish and town councils. It is a member of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC). Please contact us if you wish to know more about membership of Norfolk ALC.

Norfolk ALC provides specialist information, advice and training to parish and town councils. It speaks with a strong collective voice, representing members' corporate interests through the National body to government and works in partnership with a county network of District, Borough, County Councils and other public service providers.

Norfolk ALC is managed by an Executive Committee made up of elected representatives from parish and town councils from all the districts in Norfolk, excluding Norwich City Council, currently not parished.

The County Officer, Russell Reeve, manages the Norfolk ALC office in County Hall with support staff and a complementary team of specialist officers and partners who ensure the programme is responsive to the broad range of services in demand by parish and town councils.

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Latest News

Budgeting Workshop

1 CPD Point

£25 + VAT
Diamond Centre, Sprowston

You will come away with all the knowledge and skills to plan your Council's budget in a timely and lawful manner with guidance on responsibilities, reserves and contingencies.

Click here to book a place

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:02 by Helen Carrier

Rackheath Parish Council achieves Quality Award

Rackheath Parish Council has recently both achieved getting a Quality Status Award in the Local Council Award Scheme and adoption of the Rackheath Neighbourhood Plan.

Presenting their LCAS Award last week, Phil Harris, NALC Deputy Chairman, congratulated the Parish Council and said, "The Award is evidence of the council's commitment to ongoing improvement and development and good governance and good practice in managing the business and finances of the councils and its service to the community. The Panel were particularly impressed with your high levels of community engagement using a range of media; from a detailed website through to your recent Neighbourhood Plan". Chairman, Emma Whymark responded, "This is a significant achievement for the Parish Council members and the Parish Clerk, who have all worked hard to gain this award. We are particularly pleased with the acknowledgement of our high level of community engagement and we will strive to improve further. The Parish Council now has a firm base of good governance to face the challenges that will affect Rackheath in the future' So well done to Diana and all the RPC team/councillors!

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:00 by Helen Carrier

Clerk of the Year

Clerks of the Year

We can now announce the winners in the large and medium council categories for 2017 Clerk of the Year (small to follow). Tina Cunnell at Thetford was successful in the larger councils category, and Kate Filby, of Harling PC, has won the medium category this year. They each received certificates at the start of their respective Council meetings. Well done to both of them, and all the many other clerks who were nominated this year, who all deserve awards!

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:22 by Helen Carrier