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New training courses added to calendar

New training courses added to calendar

Two new dates have been added to the calendar:

Role of the Clerk - 21 & 28 May 2019, Carrowbreck House

Being An Effective Councillor - 27 June 2019, Carrowbreck House

For more information click here

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Case Study - Securing an Asset of Community Value

A case study on securing an asset of community value – a guide to how it was done at Watlington Parish Council.

Pubs and villages are particularly important services for our rural villages, often being the only venue where local people can meet and socialise. Their demise impacts on the social well-being of the area. Promotion and protection of social well-being is a fundamental element of Parish... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Case Study, Community Asset

Pointless street signs to be removed

The Department for Transport has published guidelines for councils saying that pointless road signs should be removed amid warnings that they waste taxpayers' money, clutter streets and confuse motorists. Principal councils are told to audit signs in their area and remove those that are "obsolete or unnecessary". They should also adopt a "less is more" approach to the use of future traffics signs,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Signage

Locum Clerk required

Aldborough and Thurgarton Parish Council is looking for a locum clerk for around three months while they recruit a permanent Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer. Please contact Martin Elliot, Chairman, for more information by email or mobile 07517 987 465

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Keep Britain Tidy

Keep Britain Tidy

Activities are now being planned around Norfolk for the Great British Spring Clean between 22 March and 23 April 2019. Examples include those at Marham, Necton and Denver (see websites). Let us know if your council is doing anything particularly unusual or innovative!

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Keep Britian Tidy, NALC

2018/19 Financial Year-End

PKF Littlejohn guidance for the 2018/19 financial year-end will be on their website from today

AGAR forms are being emailed in week commencing 25 March.

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: AGAR

Combatting loneliness and social isolation in Norfolk

The impact of loneliness and social isolation is significant for many residents in our communities in Norfolk. To tackle this problem, Norfolk County Council adult social services are investing in ways of preventing and reducing loneliness that address the barriers to people having the quality and quantity of social connections that they would like. This approach is explained in the attached document.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Norfolk County Council

Annual Governance and Accountability Returns - message from PKF Littlejohn LLP

Annual Governance and Accountability Returns - message from PKF Littlejohn LLP

As you are aware, PKF Littlejohn LLP is appointed by SAAA as the external auditor for all smaller authorities in your county areas for the five years between 2017/18 to 2021/22 years. As we approach the end of 2018/19, we would like to provide a short webinar update for your members to access from our website. We are recording the webinar on Tuesday 19 March and the recording and slides will be available... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: AGAR

Spring Conference

Spring Conference

A really good and enjoyable day yesterday at our Spring Conference with lots of great feedback. Delegates commented on the quality of the speakers and one delegate said it had inspired to stand for another four years. Thanks to our sponsors BHIB and Westcotec for the continued support and all the delegates who braved the rain on arrival.

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Spring Conference 2019

Spring Conference

Spring Conference

The office will be unmanned today due to all staff attending the Norfolk ALC Spring Conference. All telephone messages and emails will be answered on our return to the office on Friday 15 March.

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Spring Conference 2019

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