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Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

The impact of Coronavirus on education meant that thousands of children didn't have the opportunity to practice reading during lockdown.

Estimates suggest that many primary school children have fallen further behind in reading, with the most disadvantaged pupils now 7 months behind their peers. Children who struggle with reading are more likely to live in poverty and be unemployed as adults.

Schoolreaders... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:05 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Schoolreaders

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Have your say on new diagnostic centres in the community

The Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board are working to identify the right approach and delivery model to transform the way we provide diagnostic tests for local people across Norfolk and Waveney.


Diagnostic Centres have the potential to see more diagnostic tests provided, increase availability of testing, improve access for patients and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 14:56 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NHS

Norfolk Show 2022 and The Salute to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Watch the celebrations at the Royal Norfolk Show as thousands come together to celebrate and commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of her Majesty the Queen. Listen and watch the massed choirs, musicians and dancers as they join in the Royal Salute.

Wednesdays Performance

Thursdays Performance

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 09:08 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Norfolk Show, Platinum Jubliee, Salute

Armed Forces Covenant Pledge

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation to those who are serving in the armed forces and those who have previously served, and their families, that they will be treated fairly and not disadvantaged because of their service. It acknowledges the sacrifices they make through service and recognises that some individuals give their lives, some are seriously wounded, injured or sick through... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 08:15 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Parish Councils

The 2022 Practitioners' Guide is in our Document Library

The Practitioners' Guide ('the guide') is issued by the Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG) to support the preparation by smaller authorities in England of statutory annual accounting and governance statements found in the Annual Governance and Accountability Return.
This 2022 edition of the Guide applies in respect of financial years commencing on or after 1 April 2022.

The Guide is... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 11:30 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: AGAR, Publications

AGAR!! Is this your first time? Join our upcoming training session.

AGAR!! Is this your first time? Join our upcoming training session.

Book your place on our AGAR training, Tuesday, 10.30am.

Pauline James is our Tutor for this course, designed to equip new Clerks, or those who have very limited experience of year-end activities. The session will cover the reconciliation of the cashbook to the bank statements, completion of the AGAR form, (also known as the Annual Return), the Variance Analysis, an example of a set of accounts, and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 13:16 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Training

Sustainable Energy & EVCs - Do Local Councils have the Power?

Many local councils are considering energy generation as part of their commitment towards their carbon reduction. But without the General Power of Competence, many Councils are challenged in ensuring they have specific powers to legally support their initiatives. This LTN considers the options for councils.

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 10:25 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Climate Change, LTN

CiLCA success - Justine Luckhurst, Necton Parish Council

CiLCA success - Justine Luckhurst, Necton Parish Council

Congratulations to Justine Luckhurst, who achieved her Certificate in Local Council Administration this month. Justine is Clerk to Necton Parish Council, with about two years experience in the post, she undertake her CiLCA studies with us in September 2021.

"I am so glad I went through the CilCA training, at first the idea of additional work and completing assessments was daunting but the training and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 13:00 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: CiLCA, General Power of Competence, Training

How to make your community buildings Green, Accessible & Energy Efficient

Poster of event

Leading UK property advice charity, the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this FREE property webinar for voluntary organisations in partnership with CAN.

21 July 2022, 1pm to 2pm via zoom.

To book: email tasha.higgins@communityactionnorfolk.org.uk

This informative webinar run by experienced surveyors and property advisers, covers the basics of premises management to help you turn your... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 13:05 by Gabbie Joyce

Tags: Community Action Norfolk, Community Asset, Environmental

MAY DAY-MAY DAY call to EXPERIENCED LOCAL COUNCIL/GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL

As part of our service to local councils and an increasing requirement for temporary administration support during staff turn-round, Norfolk ALC is seeking to expand its Locum Support register.

If you have relevant experience or qualifications in council business administration with some available time to convert your skills to assist others, please contact countyofficer@norfolkalc.gov.uk with your... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 15:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Locum

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