CiLCA – our September course is full, and we have another starting on 27 October, 9.30am – if you are interested contact Gabbie now.
Posted: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 11:35 by Kevin Bacon
Our Member Support system helps streamline the way in which we handle enquiries across our team and are answered within 24 hours. When you have a query please go to the Member Support system rather than calling or emailing the office (although we are able to take queries this way as well). Simply login to the ALC site and create a new ticket. It couldn't be easier than that. Instructions on how to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 10:00 by Kevin Bacon
We are currently getting a number of enquiries about recruitment and how to do it properly, and there seems to be a lot of Clerks on the move at the moment. In response, our HR advisers have drafted the attached guidance notice which may be helpful.
Posted: Wed, 25 Aug 2021 08:30 by Kevin Bacon
Congratulations to Aileen Beck, Clerk at South Walsham Parish Council, who has obtained her CiLCA qualification after being successfully tutored by Gabbie, our CiLCA recognised trainer. Congratulations Aileen!
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 09:30 by Kevin Bacon
Chairing in-person meetings, 7pm to 9pm on Wednesday, 22 September
Effectively chairing in-person meetings and events requires a range of skills. This practical session explores strategies and techniques to help new and experienced councillors alike to get the most from the meetings they chair, including skills to encourage everyone to participate and to manage conflict when it arises.
Posted: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 09:09 by Kevin Bacon
Drayton Parish Council seeks an experienced Locum Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer from Monday 6 September 2021 for approx. three months, while the Council undertakes the recruitment process for a permanent Clerk.
For more information please go to the Vacancies page
Posted: Sun, 08 Aug 2021 11:45 by Kevin Bacon
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has today announced who is in the running for the 2021 Star Council Awards.
The Star Councils Awards recognise the effective work done by local (parish and town) councils, councillors, county associations and clerks.
This year, the theme focuses on projects that have positively impacted communities in the context of COVID-19. NALC received a record number... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 14:45 by Kevin Bacon
Is your Council operating in accordance with current legislation and best practice? Book your place on these essential courses, FOI – 10am on 27 July and GDPR – 7pm on 28 July.
Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:30 by Kevin Bacon
All Councils should have just received the letter giving details of NCC's "Parish Partnerships" scheme for local highway improvements, which the County Council will be repeating in 2022/23. All bids to be submitted by 10 December 2021.
Posted: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 11:30 by Kevin Bacon