Last night, the Government announced a third national lockdown and have also published guidance on what you can and cannot do over the next month or two.
- One should work from home wherever possible.
- Community centres and halls must close, except for a few exempt activities, together with our outdoor sports facilities, but open spaces, play areas, car parks and public toilets can remain open.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 16:00 by Helen Carrier
Procurement: The references to the EU Procurement thresholds in our Model Standing Order 18 still apply for the purposes of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016. However, the end of the transition period has brought in new advertising requirements and the introduction of "Find a Tender". Government guidance, which includes procurement policy notes, FAQs and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:00 by Helen Carrier
Croxton Parish Council and Beccles Town Council each have vacancies. For more information on these roles, and other vacancies, please go to the Vacancies page.
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 11:00 by Helen Carrier
Norfolk ALC have a new booking system where you can book yourself and councillors onto training anytime. No more waiting to check availability or filling out booking forms, just hop over to our booking page and book the courses you require!
Posted: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 13:15 by Helen Carrier
Your Christmas reading has arrived! NALC's Good Councillors Guide to Community Business helps parish and town councils better understand what community businesses can do. The publication features seven council case studies, showcasing examples of engagement with this form of business. You can find this publication within our website documents.
Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier
National ALC's Lobby Day each year is aimed at promoting local councils in parliament and will next be taking place online on 2 February. Lobby Day provides a great opportunity to develop and strengthen relations with MPs. If you wish to raise a particular issue, or simply get involved this year, contact us. More about the event here: https://www.nalc.gov.uk/our-work/lobby-day
Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 14:40 by Helen Carrier
We hope everyone can have a wonderful Christmas.
We will be reasonably contactable over the Christmas period. From 21 December onwards, leave a message and we will get back to you.
Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier
The latest monthly newsletter from our HR adviser can be viewed below (Norfolk ALC website login required).
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier
The decennial census is almost upon us.
Households across Norfolk will soon be asked to take part in the nationwide survey of housing and the population. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941.
Information from the digital-first census will help decide how services are planned and funded in your local area. This could mean things like doctors' surgeries, housing or... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:30 by Helen Carrier
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, 04 Dec 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier