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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a journey not a destination

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a journey not a destination

We all know that data protection, privacy and security needs to be fundamental to everything we do. So, as it has now been nine months since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, it seems a good a time for us to review how the transition is going for us all.

At this point in our journey we should, as a minimum, have:

  • Documented whose personal data we are processing, including:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: GDPR

VACANCIES: Hunstanton Town Council

VACANCIES: Hunstanton Town Council

Hunstanton Town Council have vacancies for an Assistant to the Town Clerk and a Part-Time Cleaner/Caretaker. The closing date for applications is 11 March 2019 and more information on both posts are available on the Vacancies page.

Hunstanton Town Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Role of the Clerk course - places still available

Role of the Clerk course - places still available

Tuesday 19 March 2019
2.5 CPD Points
Two day intensive course
£110 + VAT
9.30am - 3.30pm
Wereham Village Hall

This new and improved detailed course covers your role, the role of the Council and the Councillors as well as powers and duties, standing orders, meetings, finance, information management, planning, elections, casual vacancies and co-option and much more.
Day Two - Tuesday 26 March 2019

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Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Preparing for Annual Governance & Accountability Return

Preparing for Annual Governance & Accountability Return

Places still available on our course scheduled for Tuesday 5 March at Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon.

For more information click here

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training, AGAR

VACANCY: Barsham and Houghton Parish Council (North Norfolk)

VACANCY: Barsham and Houghton Parish Council (North Norfolk)

The Parish Council are seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer due to the resignation of the present Clerk. The paid post is for an average of TWO hours a week which includes attendance at all Parish Council meetings.

Further information is available on the Vacancies page. The closing date for applications is 11 March 2019.

Posted: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Feedback from our CiLCA Course

Feedback from our CiLCA Course

Great feedback from Town Clerk at Bungay Town Council

"I received excellent support from Norfolk ALC which enabled me to pass CiLCA within 6 months from registering and within 10 months of becoming a Parish Clerk. I found the CiLCA course very helpful and it was good to learn together as a group, with great support from my tutor. I was also pleased that I was able to have 1/2 the Training costs refunded.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: CiLCA

Community Biodiversity Awards 2019

The Community Biodiversity Awards 2019 are open for nominations. Please see here for details. Nominations will close on 30 April 2019

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Awards

VACANCY: Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council (Breckland)

VACANCY: Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council (Breckland)

Sporle with Palgrave Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to work six hours a week. Further information is available on the Vacancies page. The closing date for applications is 22 March 2019.

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Cemetery Training

Cemetery Training

Wednesday 26 June 2019
2.5 CPD Points
£60 + VAT
10am - 2.30pm
Lunch included

To provide an understanding of the legal, administrative and financial duties of parish and town councils for the provision, management and maintenance of civil cemeteries and both closed and open Church of England churchyards. To provide an understanding of the legal and practical issues around the safety testing, repairs... Read More »




Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

VACANCY: Ringstead Parish Council (West Norfolk)

VACANCY: Ringstead Parish Council (West Norfolk)

Ringstead Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to work 25 hours per month. Further information is available on the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:40 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

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