Wednesday 10 April 2019
1 CPD Points
£30 + VAT
Necton Community Centre
This course aims to provide an understanding of employment – both mandatory and good practice processes. The course runs through the various stages of the job cycle, with a particular focus on the 'in-job' stages.
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Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:30 by Helen Carrier
Aldborough and Thurgarton Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to work 12.5 hours a week. Further information is available on the Vacancies page. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 20 March 2019
Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:02 by Helen Carrier
As in previous years, the Woodland Trust are giving away hundreds of thousands of free trees. This includes parish councils, provided you are willing to take on the planning, planting and care of the saplings. They are currently taking applications for trees to be delivered in November. You'll need to know the six digit grid reference for the land you wish to plant using the grid reference finder.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:30 by Helen Carrier
The JPAG met this week and agreed on some small changes to The Practitioners' Guide which is issued annually to support the preparation by smaller authorities in England of statutory annual accounting and governance statements found in the Annual Governance and Accountability Return. The new edition for 2019 was agreed for publication in April and applies in respect of financial years commencing on... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
The Autumn Budget announced up to £8 million to help with the cost of repairs and alterations to village halls, Miners' Welfare facilities and Armed Forces organisations' facilities. Funding of £3m has been allocated to ACRE for distribution to village halls. For more detail of how the fund will work and whether your hall may be eligible do contact your local ACRE Network member
Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 15:00 by Helen Carrier
Keep Britain Tidy (KBT) launched the Great British Spring Clean for 2019 and the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is calling on local (parish and town) councils to get involved once again.
This year, the event will be taking place from 22 March – 23 April 2019 and aims to build on the success of last year's event.
Over 370,000 #LitterHeroes joined forces last year - despite the 'Beast... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
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
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
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