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Spring Conference 2019

Spring Conference 2019

Final Reminder.

We are sorting topics and finalising a programme for our Spring Conference on 14 March at the Roundwood Function & Conference Centre, Taverham. Let us know who you would like to hear from and/or any topics you would like to see included in before we finalise our line up this month!

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Posted: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Spring Conference 2019

New vacancies added

New vacancies added

Find out more about vacancies available in local councils in Norfolk by clicking here.

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 14:15 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Government consults on technical changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy

The Government has announced a consultation on technical changes to the Community Infrastructure Levy. These changes aim to reduce its complexity and increase its market responsiveness and transparency. While the proposed reforms do not affect how town and parish councils receive and use their share of any CIL funds, it is nevertheless of interest to US. More information can be found at Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: CIL

Latest Norfolk ALC E-Newsletter - 3 January 2019

Latest  Norfolk ALC E-Newsletter - 3 January 2019

Latest Norfolk ALC E-Newsletter

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: E-Newsletter

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s 2019/2020 budget and council tax consultation

The PCC's 2019/2020 budget and council tax consultation was launched yesterday. See attached. This runs until Wednesday 30th January 2019. Here is the link to the survey for responding: Feedback is also invited by telephone to 01953 424455, by email to or by post to OPCCN, Building 8, Jubilee House, Falconers... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Police Commissioner's Budget

Recycling – seasonal reminder

Recycling – seasonal reminder

For information on the range of items that can be taken to recycling centres for free, and details of reuse shops - visit Greetings cards, Christmas trees, unwanted or broken electrical items including Christmas lights, and excess cardboard and other materials can all be recycled. Wrapping paper can also be taken to the recycling centre or put in the kerbside recycling... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:01 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Norfolk County Council

Section 137 spending limit for 2019/2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has advised that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 for parish and town councils in England for 2019-20 is £8.12.

This is the amount that results from increasing the amount of 2018-19 (£7.86) by the percentage increase in the retail index between September 2017 and September 2018,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:27 by Helen Carrier

Tags: S137

Norfolk Local Access Forum

The Norfolk Local Access Forum is comprised of up to 22 people covering a range of interests in countryside access in Norfolk, including walking; cycling; horse riding; landowners; conservation; other interests (including health, tourism, business, access for all, heritage, education) and are seeking new members. The Forum provides independent advice to a number of organisations including Norfolk County... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:25 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NLAF

Election Training 2019

Election Training 2019

These courses are filling up, don't miss out and book now!

Thursday 7 February 2019 at 10am
1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon

Wednesday 6 March 2019 7pm

1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
Necton Community Centre

Thursday, 2 May 2019 is local council election day, when new Town and Parish Councillors are elected for the next 4-year term of office.

This course explains the process... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training, Elections

Community Biodiversity Awards 2019

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

Posted: Thu, 27 Dec 2018 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Awards

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