GDPR and FOI
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
Norfolk County Council Parish Partnership Scheme
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
Success for North Walsham Town Council
Congratulations to Julie Shields and team at North Walsham Town Council for having just achieved 'Quality Gold' under the Local Council Award Scheme.
Posted: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:00 by Kevin Bacon
CODE OF CONDUCT PETITION
You will be aware that there is a move to get sanctions introduced into the Code of Conduct so that we can have the security and confidence that bad behaviour by councillors will come with consequences
As part of that there is a petition on the government website calling for the introduction of sanctions BUT this needs many more signatures to get this taken seriously.
If you feel you can, please do sign... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:00 by Kevin Bacon
Free Training Offer. Are you Remotely Effective?
How to Manage Council Risks using a Digital Web-based Asset Register
The Covid-19 pandemic has put Local Government under unprecedented strain. Councils are having to provide more services (including new ones) with fewer resources. To add to the challenge, councils are having to adapt to remote working and the provision of remote support.
BHIB Councils... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 15:00 by Kevin Bacon
All about the Money!
One of the many Norfolk ALC membership benefits is affordable and easy access to training delivered by experienced and qualified Trainers who have extensive sector experience – so they know the theory and how it plays out in practice. One such Practitioner is Steve Parkinson, a former Town Clerk and accountant with over 30 years' experience, and specialises in Finance and VAT. Here are just three... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon
New E-learning courses
In partnership with our neighbouring county association colleagues, we can offer our members access to a broad range of general topics as e-learning courses. Whilst they are not specifically tailored to the local council sector they enable officers and local councillors to gain a good understanding on a range of topics such as data protection and health and safety. Once you have booked your place you... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 09:30 by Kevin Bacon
TRAINING: Operation London Bridge
Dates added for September and October
Delivered by Philip Peacock SLCC, clerk to Huntingdon Town Council
Operation London Bridge is the plan for what will happen in the UK following the death of a senior national figure, this guidance is based on Queen Elizabeth II, however, you can take elements of this for other senior members of the royal family.
Is your council ready for this major historic event,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:45 by Kevin Bacon
New Councillors - book your place on Induction training
Just a couple of places left on our July Being an Effective Councillor course running on 6 & 8 July, 10am to 12.30pm each morning. Book now.
Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:50 by Gabbie Joyce
Lantra Basic Tree Survey & Inspection Course
Lantra accredited Basic Tree Survey and Inspection Course on 15 July in Hardingham, delivered by EasTec UK LTD. Bookings are now open.
Identifying hazardous trees is a vital part asset management for local councils. This training is designed to help you recognise and then report issues to an appropriate expert. It's a basic one-day course to give you the knowledge to be able to identify potential hazards.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 12:55 by Gabbie Joyce