The report into The future of seaside towns picks up many of the points made by National ALC about the need for better provision of high quality affordable housing, enhanced transport and digital connectivity and a mixed local economy in coastal areas. You can read more about the report here.
Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
Norfolk Local Access Forum would like to invite those interested to a parish paths seminar. The purpose of the event is to explore practical ways in which they, parish and town councils and local volunteers can work together for the benefit of public paths (primarily Public Rights of Way and promoted routes). The event takes place on Wednesday 29th May 2019 from 2pm to 4pm at North Walsham High School... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:00 by Helen Carrier
Three new courses regarding VAT and finance has been added to the training programme, please see the Calendar for more information.
Finance for Councillors
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 18:30
£35 + VAT
Introduction to VAT for Local Councils
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:30
£45 + VAT
9.30am - 12.30pm
VAT for Larger Councils
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:00
£35 + VAT
Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier
What is CIL?
CIL is a charge on development that came into force in 2010 (and runs in tandem with s.106 contributions). The purpose of the CIL is to fund infrastructure to support local development.
For more information please read the attached NALC Briefing.
Posted: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier
Nominations can now be made for National ALC's Star Councils for 2019. These prestigious and popular national awards recognise the achievements and celebrate the impact local councils, local councillors and clerks make to their communities. Information, and how to apply, is on the NALC website: https://www.nalc.gov.uk/our-work/star-councils-awards . Contact us if interested in making an application... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier
Are you passionate about walking, cycling and the environment? Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to help us increase access to the countryside in Norfolk? Could you volunteer about 8 hours per month to help steer our charity?
Pathmakers CIO (a charity set up by the Norfolk Local Access Forum to increase public access to the countryside, charity registration 1161475) is looking for 5 new trustees... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
We are a parish meeting and have already had our annual meeting, do we have to call another meeting to approve our AGAR Part 2PM/3PM?
Yes. Parish meetings where there is no parish council are required to hold their annual meeting between 1 March and 1 June; however, the AGAR forms must be approved after the financial year end of 31 March 2019 so there is a mismatch between the requirements of the various legislation. Hence, if the only scheduled meeting for your parish meeting is in March 2019, a second meeting must therefore be... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
Wellness Norwich 2019 is a Homeopathy Awareness Week event, aimed at celebrating health and wellbeing.
An inspiring day of discovering more about complementary therapies in an exciting programme of FREE introductory talks, celebrating wellbeing and empowering us to take care of ourselves. An opportunity to sample different therapies and chat with friendly health care professionals. Therapists will be... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier
Following the election of new councils, we at Norfolk ALC need to establish our Executive for the upcoming four-year term. If councillors are interested in joining our new Norfolk ALC Executive, councils are invited to nominate one member elected at a new council meeting in May. A nomination form should then be completed and returned to the county officer me by 14 June, at the latest. If any Districts... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier
A presentation from the Chairman of the Smaller Authorities Audit Appointments (SAAA), flagging up a number of issues arising from last year, is attached. As well as PKF-Littlejohn guidance at: https://www.pkf-littlejohn.com/services-limited-assurance-regime-useful-documents-and-links , SAAA provide a further useful source of reference at: http://www.localaudits.co.uk/guidance.html
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier