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Author: Kevin Bacon

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Primary Schools

The impact of Coronavirus on education meant that thousands of children didn't have the opportunity to practice reading during lockdown.

Estimates suggest that many primary school children have fallen further behind in reading, with the most disadvantaged pupils now 7 months behind their peers. Children who struggle with reading are more likely to live in poverty and be unemployed as adults.

Schoolreaders... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:05 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Schoolreaders

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Public survey on planned Diagnostic Centres in the Community

Have your say on new diagnostic centres in the community

The Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board are working to identify the right approach and delivery model to transform the way we provide diagnostic tests for local people across Norfolk and Waveney.

Diagnostic Centres have the potential to see more diagnostic tests provided, increase availability of testing, improve access for patients and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2022 14:56 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: NHS

Norfolk Show 2022 and The Salute to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

Watch the celebrations at the Royal Norfolk Show as thousands come together to celebrate and commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of her Majesty the Queen. Listen and watch the massed choirs, musicians and dancers as they join in the Royal Salute.

Wednesdays Performance

Thursdays Performance

Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 09:08 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Norfolk Show, Platinum Jubliee, Salute

Armed Forces Covenant Pledge

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation to those who are serving in the armed forces and those who have previously served, and their families, that they will be treated fairly and not disadvantaged because of their service. It acknowledges the sacrifices they make through service and recognises that some individuals give their lives, some are seriously wounded, injured or sick through... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 08:15 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Parish Councils


As part of our service to local councils and an increasing requirement for temporary administration support during staff turn-round, Norfolk ALC is seeking to expand its Locum Support register.

If you have relevant experience or qualifications in council business administration with some available time to convert your skills to assist others, please contact with your... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 15:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Locum

Parish Online Training

Parish Online Training

The following group training sessions will be held during the next five weeks.

Group sessions are held twice weekly, on Wednesdays at 10am, with a repeat on Thursdays at 3pm, trying to cater to most calendars:

30-31 Mar: Basics 101 - Introduction to Parish Online

06-07 Apr: Basics 102 - First Row Menus, and Geometries

13-14 Apr: Basics 104 - All other menus

20-21 Apr: Basics 103 - Asset Manager

27-28 Apr:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 14:30 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Parish Online

Summer Conference

Summer Conference

Norfolk ALC will be holding a Summer Conference at Fakenham Racecourse on Wednesday 6 July 2022.

Headline Speaker - Bob Flowerdew - organic gardener and television and radio presenter. He is a regular panel member of BBC Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.

Other Speakers:

Asher Minns, co-Chair of the Norwich Climate Commission and Executive Director or the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UEA... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Mar 2022 10:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Conference

2021/22 Audit

2021/22 Audit

AGAR forms, submission requirements and timeline and deadlines are now available to view and download on PKF Littlejohn's website

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 10:00 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: AGAR, Annual Return, PKF Littlejohn

Norfolk ALC Vacancy

Norfolk ALC Vacancy

Training Officer/Co-Ordinator

Salary to £35,000 pa dependent upon qualifications and experience, plus 5% employer contribution to NEST workplace pension.

For more information visit the Vacancies page.

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 08:59 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: Vacancies

Free webinars

Free webinars

Cloudy IT are running a couple of free webinars for councils later this month. Please find links below with more information on the session and how to sign up:

Friday 25 March 2022, 10am

How Clerks Are Using Microsoft 365 to Run Their Councils More Productively - Cloudy IT

Tuesday 29 March 2022, 12pm

How Councils Are Building & Sharing the Modern Agenda Pack Digitally - Cloudy IT

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 12:15 by Kevin Bacon

Tags: CloudyIT