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Author: Helen Carrier

Planning - free webinars

Planning - free webinars

Our legal partners, Birketts, are currently offering two free webinars. One is on the Planning White Paper and what this means for Local Planning Authorities and the other covers Social Housing hot topics. If you would like to book onto these, please go to https://www.birketts.co.uk/events

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Planning, Webinars, White Paper

Training courses too good to miss .....

Training courses too good to miss .....

Chairmanship skills 22 and 29 September - 9.30 to noon. A two-part course for those who wish to refresh their existing skills and those thinking ahead to Chairman elections in May 2021.

Engaging your Community 30 September - 10am to noon. An opportunity to find new and innovate ways to connect with your residents. Book quick as there are only three places left.

Introduction to Neighbourhood Planning... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

Introducing our Webinars

Introducing our Webinars

Please take a look at our new range of webinars. As well as attending live sessions, you will be able to register to watch recordings if not able to make it to the live events. We may provide you with a copy of the presentation and supporting documentation and, if the topic has a dedicated guidance page on our website, responses to questions raised will be added under the Q&A section on that page.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Webinars

Scribefest Remote

Scribefest Remote

Welcome to Scribefest, the virtual conference exclusively for Town and Parish Councils.

Join us on 7 October 10am-2pm for exclusive presentations from professionals within the industry, including hands-on sessions and the chance to have your questions answered!

You will have the opportunity to visit vendors at our virtual booths for the chance to secure some Scribefest exclusive discounts AND a raffle... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Scribe

VACANCY: Aldeby Parish Council

Aldeby Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and RFO, for more information please visit the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 14:28 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

VACANCY: Brancaster Parish Council

VACANCY: Brancaster Parish Council

Brancaster Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and RFO, for more information please visit the Vacancies page.

Posted: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Please park considerately this summer

Please park considerately this summer

Issued on behalf of the Norfolk Parking Partnership

Drivers are being urged to park considerately in Norfolk this summer, following cases where emergency vehicles, businesses and homes were obstructed.

Councillor Martin Wilby, chairman of the Norfolk Parking Partnership, said: "We love welcoming visitors to our beautiful county and want everyone to enjoy themselves when they're out for the day. One thing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: NCC

Norfolk to celebrate Car-Free Day

Norfolk to celebrate Car-Free Day

Norfolk County Council are encouraging residents to give up their cars for the day this September in support of a global initiative to reduce carbon emissions.

Car-Free Day is celebrated across the world and encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day in favour of more sustainable forms of transport.

Norfolk Car-Free Day will be held on Sunday 20 September and the council will be waiving fees... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Norfolk County Council

Play Area Equipment Inspection Training

Play Area Equipment Inspection Training

Many play areas are not monitored and will be relying on signs to inform people how to use the area safely. ACRE's Village Hall guidance provides links to government guidance for play areas and provides template wording for posters that might be needed. It is now more important than ever that people responsible for play areas to continue to carry out regular inspections. We are holding an online Play... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Play Equipment

Great feedback!

Great feedback!

See below for feedback from our recent courses. A big thank you to all our delegates for supporting our training and, of course, a big thank you to all our excellent trainers.

Being an effective Councillor (delivered via Zoom, July 2020)

"Thank you for this morning's enlightening session, which I thoroughly enjoyed, although the content was a bit daunting. I'm far more aware of exactly what I have taken... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training