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Local Council Award Scheme Gold awarded to Thetford Town Council

Local Council Award Scheme Gold awarded to Thetford Town Council

Well done to all at Thetford Town Council for this achievement. We are really impressed by all the work that has been done to reach the 'Gold' standard for town and parish councils. Thetford provides an excellent example of how a Town Council can contribute positively to the well-being of their local and the wider community. It also reflects well on the work of local councils across Norfolk when this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: LCAS

TRAINING: Chairman Refresher Course

A refresher day covering the key elements of being a local Council Chairman; leadership, legal powers and duties, public relations, managing council meetings, facilitation, ethical standards and being a good employer.

Monday 14 October - Carrowbreck House
Wednesday 6 November - Wereham Village Hall

For more information and booking click here

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 15:53 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Find your transport tool

NCCs 'Find your transport tool' can help you find out which transport services operate in an area, and how to access them. Enter the postcode and address from which you want to travel and the tool will provide you with bus services, rail services, dial-a-ride services, and community car schemes. See: https://maps.norfolk.gov.uk/findyourtransport/

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Norfolk County Council

Attention Norfolk Clerks – do you have CiLCA but no GPoC module?

If a clerk holds the old CiLCA, CiLCA 2008 or AQA then Learning Outcome 7 in the 2015 guide must be passed as a stand-alone module in order to exercise the General Power of Competence. The same applies if the clerk holds the tailored qualification from the University of Gloucestershire (but not AQA/CiLCA). This year, following ordinary elections, many councils will be able to consider their eligibility... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: General Power of Competence

VACANCY: Wreningham Parish Council

VACANCY: Wreningham Parish Council

Wreningham Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer. Further information is available on the Vacancies page.

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

PDF Embedder

Some notes to help you upload Media to Word Press sites when having problems with PDF Embedder

Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Wordpress

Updated Model Financial Regulations 2019

The updated Model Financial Regulations 2019 are available in the Documents section of the website. Please login here to view:

• Model Financial Regulations 2019

• Guidance on the Model Financial Regulations 2019

It is suggested your updating of your councils own version can wait until your next scheduled review/update but that, when you do so, you read the guidance provided.

Posted: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Financial Regulations

TRAINING: Managing Allotments – understanding your onions

TRAINING: Managing Allotments – understanding your onions

This course is for officers and staff who have responsibility for managing the administration of Council allotments. Delivered by experienced Tutors from the National Allotment Society, the session will look at the legislation and it's practical application in dealing with issues about facility and tenancy management. It is designed for those new to allotment management as well as those wishing to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Law & Good Practice of Local Council Meetings

Law & Good Practice of Local Council Meetings

A new Norfolk ALC training course has been added to the Calendar which looks at good meeting law and practice, examines the changing role of clerks and councillors in a digital age and challenges more traditional council committee structures to improve management and delivery of local council services, community consultation and feedback and making representations in more effective ways.

The course... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 09:04 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

VACANCY: Beighton Parish Council

VACANCY: Beighton Parish Council

Beighton Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer to work four hours per week. Further information is available on the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

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