Author: Helen Carrier

TRAINING: Being an Effective Councillor

TRAINING: Being an Effective Councillor

New dates added:

Monday 9 September - Wereham Village Hall
Thursday 12 September - Carrowbreck House

2.5 CPD Points
One day intensive course
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3.30pm

Covers roles and responsibilities, getting things done for your community, procedures and law, working with your Clerk, planning, budgeting and finance.

Posted: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:45 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Norfolk Clerks .....

Norfolk Clerks .....

there is still time to benefit from significant EU grant funding for your CiLCA training. We have added another course to our schedule for this year, starting in October. If you are worried that you're not ready for this qualification, why not update your existing knowledge by booking on our next Role of the Clerk course in July (two-day course, 11 & 15 July at Wereham Village Hall). Funding for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Norfolk Clerks, are you claiming your ‘working at home’ tax allowance?

Norfolk Clerks, are you claiming your ‘working at home’ tax allowance?

There is a tax allowance for employees whose place of work is their home and this is in addition to any employer payment received.

Let's look at what HMRC allow for first: there is a 'working at home' allowance which can be claimed by any individual who must work from home. This allowance starts at £18 a month as a flat rate that doesn't need any receipts as justification. So, an application to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 08:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Home Allowance

Congratulations Winterton-On-Sea Parish Council

Congratulations Winterton-On-Sea Parish Council

We are pleased to congratulate Winterton-on-Sea Parish Council on receiving their LCAS Quality Level Award! Well done to their Parish Clerk, Catherine Moore and all the Councillors on their well-deserved success.

Why not contact us about achieving similar for your council? There are benefits for clerks, councils and our sector in Norfolk as a whole from doing this and we will aim to support you and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: LCAS

WORKSHOP FOR PARISH COUNCILLORS: Getting Your Message Across

WORKSHOP FOR PARISH COUNCILLORS: Getting Your Message Across

Thursday 27 June 2019
2.5 CPD Points
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3pm
Lunch included
Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon

Tuesday 9 July 2019
2.5 CPD Points
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3pm
Lunch included
Wereham Village Hall

These workshops aim to provide an opportunity for you to improve your communication and interpersonal skills, enhance your understanding of communication techniques and gain a greater insight into how to... Read More »









Posted: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

TRAINING: Introduction to Project Management

TRAINING: Introduction to Project Management

Suffolk Association of Local Councils are running the above course on Wednesday 4 September and have opened up the course to Norfolk Councils. For more information and booking please click the link below.

www.salc.org.uk/training/introduction-to-project-management/

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

HIGHWAYS ENGLAND UPDATES A47 Thickthorn junction

Our consultation for the A47 Thickthorn junction scheme is now open for you to give us your views.

The consultation will run from 3 June 2019 to 11 July 2019, and you can find out more about how to have your say on our scheme web pages.

We are also running some information events, where you can come along, find out more, and ask our team any questions you may have. You can find dates and venues on our... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Consultation

National ALC News: 2019 Local Council Expo

National ALC News: 2019 Local Council Expo

National ALC are partnering with the Local Government Resource Centre (LGRC) to stage a major one-day Expo (exhibition) which is taking place at Chateau Impney Hotel and Exhibition Centre, Droitwich Spa on 21 June 2019. From council management to play equipment, they are aiming to bring together the complete range of products and services councils need under one roof. Demonstrations from exhibitors... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NALC

Latest NorfolkALC E-newsletter

Latest NorfolkALC E-newsletter

Latest Norfolk ALC E-newsletter

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 08:15 by Helen Carrier

Tags: E-Newsletter

VACANCY: Merton Parish Council (Breckland)

VACANCY: Merton Parish Council (Breckland)

Merton Bank Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Further information is available on the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 29 May 2019 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies