New course available for booking at Carrowbreck House on 21 & 28 November 2019. Please click here for more information and booking.
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.
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:30 by Helen Carrier
After the success of the Cemetery training course delivered by Alan Fairchild we are pleased to offer a new date, Monday 21 October, at Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon.
For more information and to book a place click here
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
This course is for officers and staff who have responsibility for managing the administration of Council allotments. Delivered by experienced Tutors from the National Allotment Society, the session will look at the legislation and it's practical application in dealing with issues about facility and tenancy management. It is designed for those new to allotment management as well as those wishing to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:30 by Helen Carrier
For more information on this full time role please visit the Vacancies page
Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
Hemsby Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer to work 25 hours per month. Further information is available on the Vacancies page
Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier
Invitation to help National ALC influence the government's approach to enabling 5G mobile coverage in rural areas
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is leading a joint consultation with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on extending 5G mobile provision in rural areas. The consultation document can be downloaded here.
This consultation seeks views on the principle of amending permitted development rights for operators with rights under the Electronic... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier
Walpole Cross Keys Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer to work 26 hours per month. Further information is available on the Vacancies page
Posted: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 10:52 by Helen Carrier
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has become a Dementia Friendly organisation and is calling on all local (parish and town) councils to follow suit to tackle one of the UK's biggest health problems.
A dementia-friendly community can be defined as a place or culture in which people with dementia and their carers are empowered, supported and included in society, understand their rights... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
We wanted to remind clerks and councillors on larger councils (with a precept income or annual turnover of £600,000+ or an electorate of 6000+) that NALC has opened up the nominations process to its Larger Councils' Committee for candidates for 2020. The committee represents the interests of all larger local (parish and town) councils in England. It oversees NALC's work programme for larger local... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
NALC has updated it's guidance relating to discipline and grievance procedures for local councils. This updated discipline and grievance policy reflects the most up to date best practice and case law and is available for all councils in membership of National/ Norfolk ALC as well as to members of SLCC. This is the first step of a joint project between NALC and SLCC to promote good governance in local... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier