Serving the people of Norfolk

Author: Helen Carrier

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

Community Action Norfolk

Community Action Norfolk

Community Action Norfolk offers help and support for communities that wish to create a safe support network for people who are feeling lonely, isolated or who just need a little more help to live independently. If you are interested in finding out more about Good Neighbour Schemes or would like help to develop a local scheme contact CAN on 01362 698216 or email office@communityactionnorfolk.org.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Community Action Norfolk

Role of the Clerk Course - NEW DATES

Role of the Clerk Course - NEW DATES

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.

This course is also suited to Clerks who wish to refresh specific knowledge and can be booked as individual modules - contact Gabbie for more information... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training

VACANCY: Trunch Parish Council

VACANCY: Trunch Parish Council

Trunch Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, more details available on the Vacancies page.

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies

Success for Langley with Hardley Parish Council

Success for Langley with Hardley Parish Council

Great to announce that Langley with Hardley Parish Council has recently achieved foundation status under our Local Council Awards Scheme. So, that makes two of Carla Petersen's councils having achieved this standard, with the third one to follow later, she says! Congratulations to all involved.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: LCAS

REMINDER - AGAR deadlines

REMINDER - AGAR deadlines

For Town and Parish Councils in Norfolk, the deadline for submission of AGARs to PKF Littlejohn is this Friday, for their 31 July deadline. You need to request an extension if you are not going to achieve that. Only a few parish meetings have submitted their forms so far, in advance of the end of August deadline, partly as have not been permitted to hold remote meetings until now, of course! Please... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: AGAR

VACANCY: Sedgeford Parish Council

VACANCY: Sedgeford Parish Council

Sedgeford Parish Council have a vacancy for a Parish Clerk & RFO to work seven hours a week. The closing date for applications is 17 August. For more information go the Vacancies page.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Vacancies