Author: Helen Carrier
The Norfolk ALC AGM is being held on the 20 November at County Hall. A draft agenda is attached.
In advance of this meeting, member Councils are invited to submit motions on matters affecting Local Councils, ideally during this month. These must be presented by the proposer at the meeting and also be seconded by another member council.
Two members of each member council attending the AGM will be allotted... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
NALC's Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019 is an essential event for anyone interested in the role of local councils in strengthening their communities. So join them and other parts of the public, private and voluntary sectors to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. There will be exciting workshop sessions on rural issues, youth engagement, council communications, cybercrime, invest to save,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
Applications are invited to join our team as our Administration and Finance Officer.
This is a part-time position for 25 hours per week
Hourly rate: £11.00 per hour
The position is based at our offices in County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich
The administration aspect will involve working in a small team, dealing with some queries and assisting in the organisation of events and training sessions.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
Neighbourhood Plans can give communities more control over the type, location, size, pace and design of development in their area. Our workshops are aimed at Parish Councils who are considering producing a Neighbourhood Plan but need some practical support and guidance to get started from someone who has been through the process.
Many smaller Parish Councils have considered a Neighbourhood Plan but... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 09:00 by Helen Carrier
Would your Town or Parish Council like funding of up to £500 to commemorate World War Two anniversaries? Town and Parish Councils in Norfolk are eligible to apply for funding for educational activities and events to support learning about World War Two; in particular, the 75th anniversaries of VE Day and VJ Day, and the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Dunkirk. The grant fund has been made available... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier
John Pennell (NorfolK ALC Executive) wrote to all clerks on, or shortly after, 12 September about our work to help overcome barriers for achieving better well being for residents. Well being is a wide subject but includes help with tackling loneliness, housing-particularly affordable housing, and green issues. Thanks to the many councils who have replied already, but we want to hear from the rest of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 15:30 by Helen Carrier
An opportunity for local Town and Parish Clerks (only) to meet and discuss topical matters. This is an ideal opportunity to engage with neighbouring Council Clerks and explore ways of approaching matters that might have commonality across borders.
Sessions are 10.15am to noon and are free to attend, but must be booked in advance via our booking system.
Dates & Locations
Monday 7 October - Neatishead... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 09:30 by Helen Carrier
Come to the briefing session to hear more about the planned changes to the division arrangements for Norfolk County Council
The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) would like to invite a representative from your parish to a briefing on the current electoral review of Norfolk.
This will entail a short presentation by officers from the LGBCE, followed by an opportunity to ask questions.
This briefing will be held in the Council Chamber, Norfolk County Hall at 6:30pm on Wednesday 9 October 2019.
An electoral... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier
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