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Winter Rain and Flooding Prevention Campaign

Winter Rain and Flooding Prevention Campaign

Norfolk County Council on behalf of the Norfolk Strategic Flood Alliance have a launched a winter rain and flooding prevention campaign, calling for everyone to do their bit to help mitigate the potential impact of surface water and rain. You might hear an advert on local radio and see a social media campaign, which they'd very much appreciate anyone sharing on their Facebook or Twitter accounts if... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NCC

VACANCY: Parish Warden required at Loddon Parish Council

Loddon Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Warden. For more information on this role and other roles please go to the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 10:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Vacancies

Members' NCC Briefing Note - 18 November 2021

Members' NCC Briefing Note - 18 November 2021

Members' NCC Briefing Note - 18 November 2021

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NCC

Managing Covid this Winter

Managing Covid this Winter

We have seen in the news that Covid cases are rising and have heard of people we know testing positive. As such, we are taking this opportunity to remind you of the corporate NALC guidance issued in July further to Covid restrictions being lifted.

At this stage there is no indication that the government plans to introduce or reintroduce any preventative measures. Bearing in mind remote meetings are... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: COVID, NALC

Harassment of Council Staff and Councillors – recent case

Harassment of Council Staff and Councillors – recent case

Harassment of council staff and councillors – recent case

In the case of Ashford Borough Council and Kerly v Fergus Wilson [2021] EWHC 2542 (QB) the council sought a final anti-harassment injunction to protect staff, members and agents from a campaign of harassment and intimidation from the defendant, a local large-scale landlord. In July 2020 the High Court granted an interim injunction restraining... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NALC, harassment

Death of Council Chair

Death of Council Chair

The question has recently arisen as to what happens when a chair dies in post. S.15 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972 provides that the chair shall be elected annually by the council from among the councillors. What happens outside of then? S.88 deals with the filling of a casual vacancy in the case of the chair, as the death of a councillor creates a casual vacancy. S.88 (1) provides that on a... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NALC

Remote Meetings – Approval of Councillor Absences

Remote Meetings – Approval of Councillor Absences

Further to the above advice on approving reasons for councillor absences, we advised recently on a case where a council did not want to hold in person meetings so delegated all powers to the clerk and held remote meetings to advise the clerk on councillors' views of how to deal with specific issues. On the basis the council had not approved the reasons for absence at a council meeting during the relevant... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 14:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NALC, Remote Meetings

Recent Activity - NALC

Recent Activity - NALC

Since the last update we have attended a number of county association events. Gary remotely attended a Worcestershire councillors' meeting in September and gave a legal update. Jane attended the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ALC conference in-person in September and the County Durham ALC AGM remotely in October and delivered legal updates. Thank you as always for the invites. Jane also remotely attended... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 13:46 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: LTN, NALC

North Norfolk Macmillan Cancer Support Centre Cromer Hospital

North Norfolk Macmillan Cancer Support Centre Cromer Hospital

We provide vital information and support to anyone who has been affected by cancer. We offer a welcoming, friendly environment for patients, families and carers to drop in. In addition, we are able to signpost and refer people onto local services. Email: cromermacinfocentre@nnuh.nhs.uk Tel: 01603 641559 Monday-Friday 9.30-4.30

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 12:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Macmillan

Avian Flu Update

Avian Flu Update

Last week an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone was applied to everyone who keeps poultry or captive birds in Great Britain

The prevention zone means bird keepers across the country must follow biosecurity measures. The measures have been introduced because of the recent number of confirmed cases of Avian Influenza in Great Britain. Avian Influenza is also present in Europe, and wild bird migration brings... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:13 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Avian Flu

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