Support for Councils and Clerks

Announcing Our Autumn Conference and AGM

4 October 2023 – The Nest, Norwich

You are all invited to our Autumn Conference and AGM. A packed day full of useful information for both Clerks and Councillors, members and non members.

10 speakers

  • D Day – 80 (Bruno Peek CVO OBE OPR – Pageant Master)
  • Neighbourhood Plans & Planning System ( David Chetwyn MA MRTPI, IHBC, FInstLM, FRSA Director Urban Vision Enterprise CIC)
  • The Work of Community Action Norfolk (Rik Martin CEO Community Action Norfolk)
  • Keeping Financial Regulations Relevant (Steve Parkinson Parkinson Assoicates)
  • Quality Awards Scheme (Charlotte Eisenhart Member Services NALC joined by Cllr R James Fransham Parish Council)
  • Public Loans Board Applications (Holly Morris Policiy Officer Dept of Levelling Up Housing and Communities)
  • HM Lieutenancy in Norfolk (Lady Dannatt MBE)
  • Unveiling the Power of AI (John Fagan CEO Scribe Accounting)
  • ECO Responsible Lighting (Katherine Brown Blachere Illumination UK)
  • Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Extensions Update (Susan Falch-Lovesey Stakeholder Manager at Equinor ASA)

16 Trade Stands

  • Gallagher
  • Westcotec
  • Blachere Illuminations UK
  • Breakthrough Communications
  • CCLA
  • Cloudy IT
  • geViews
  • HAGS
  • KBS Depot
  • Norfolk Fire Solutions
  • Parish Asset Management
  • Parish Online
  • Pear Technology
  • Scribe
  • Sovereign Play


  • Norfolk ALC AGM
  • Presentation of the Sarah Thorpe Award for Clerk of the Year by Sarah’s daughter

Norfolk ALC is the recognised National Body for this Sector in Norfolk. We believe that all Councillors and Clerks require training to undertake their positions for the good of this sector, and as such there are no additional charges for non-members, we just want everyone to be able to participate.

£25 a head including lunch

AND Join the Signature Scavenger Hunt and win!

Explore 10 trade stands, collect their signatures then enter the prize draw

1st Prize – Amazon Fire Tablet
2nd Prize – Free Online Training With Norfolk ALC (Up to £40 in value)
3rd Prize – The Good Councillors Guide to Employment 2023

Book Your Place Now

Further information on the speakers and trade stands and more can be found in the Conference Programme: