Support for Councils and Clerks

Personal Safety For Councillors Webinar

As part of their Civility in Public Life Programme, the Local Government Association (LGA) is holding a webinar on councillor personal safety and handling online abuse and intimidation. The programme has been devised for councillors who want to improve their awareness of personal safety.

Community Ownership Fund – Reminder

The government is providing £150 million funding over four years to support community groups in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets and amenities at risk of being lost, such as community centres, parks, pubs and post office buildings.

Warm Spaces In England: Toolkit For Organisations – Reminder

The UK Health Security Agency recently published Warm spaces in England: an evidence review and toolkit for organisations. This provides a framework for organisations, including councils, seeking to develop or evaluate a warm space for their local population during the winter.

HSE Guidance On Working In Cold Conditions

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has guidance on how to protect workers in low temperatures. The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations require employers to provide a reasonable indoor temperature in the workplace.

Help For Households: Affordable Days Out Campaign

The Help for Households campaign was set up in response to the rising cost of living to raise awareness of the government support available to the public. As part of this campaign, the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is promoting affordable days out for the public, with a focus on reaching lower income families.

Volunteer With Children

Coram Voice in Norfolk are looking to recruit volunteers to work with children and need your help by including requests in local publications such as parish magazines.

Help For Unpaid Carers This Winter

Winter and the Christmas period can be a challenging time for people supporting a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction. Find out about free services and support to people caring for another adult.