A reminder that the closing date is 7 December. See details of the scheme here
Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:45 by Helen Carrier
National ALC would like to hear from local councils, clerks and councillors about their vision for the role of local councils and the support and change needed to achieve this, so please let them know your thoughts through this short survey.
Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:44 by Helen Carrier
Norfolk ALC has been awarded EU funding under the Local Investment in Future Talent funding programme for Norfolk and North Suffolk. This enables us to provide deliver improved as well as reduced cost clerk training over the period to December 2019.
Gabbie Joyce, who many of you will know as an experienced clerk here in Norfolk, has already been employed to roll this out locally.
Benefits for clerks... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:01 by Helen Carrier
The vacancies page has been updated with some new adverts including one council looking for maternity cover. Click here to view the page.
Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:40 by Helen Carrier
Norfolk ALC propose an increase of 1.9% on this year's fee for the year starting April 2019. This provides a below inflation increase, and maybe a lower increase than a fee based on a percentage of spending/precept. The minimum fee will be £30, which will be the fee for parish meetings, a slight reduction. Websites will be charged at £35 (currently £30). The largest councils (fees... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:42 by Helen Carrier
Blofield Parish Council is seeking an experienced clerk or locum to provide assistant clerk maternity cover until approximately 31 January 2019 with immediate effect. Click here for more information.
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:50 by Helen Carrier
In Good Company is a campaign to tackle loneliness amongst adults in Norfolk. The In Good Company quality mark recognises the organisations that run services or events for lonely people, or which support their work. If you think your council can meet the criteria to gain the In Good Company quality mark, fill in the application form. Read the criteria here: https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/what-we-do-and-how-we-work/campaigns/in-good-company/quality-mark... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:11 by Helen Carrier
Clerks and Councillors are welcome to come along to one of our Café Cluster informal meetings to network with other councils and discuss your ideas and issues in a supportive environment. The morning will be hosted by a staff member from Norfolk ALC who will provide some topical briefings and discussion scenarios, and will happily take away any questions that cannot be answered during the morning... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 13:32 by Helen Carrier
"Running Successful Councils following the 2019 Elections"
Thursday 14 March 2019
9.30am - 3pm
Roundwood Function & Conference Centre, Taverham
More details to follow
Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:30 by Helen Carrier
The National ALC's Annual Conference will be a great opportunity for councillors, clerks, exhibitors and sponsors to network, share good practice and gain solutions to local issues from a platform which puts local councils at the heart of local government. Register at: www.nalc.gov.uk/annualconference.
Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2018 08:38 by Helen Carrier