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Blakeney has a super community; and once again it stepped up!

Blakeney has a super community; and once again it stepped up!

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the community came together and up sprung the Blakeney Covid-19 Support Group, initially instigated by a local resident and her niece and it soon snowballed. Before lockdown became what it is today the volunteers hit the ground and leaflet dropped the village, every road and loke so that people knew that there was help out there, when initially there was a food... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

Operation Good Neighbour – Wroxham and Hoveton

Operation Good Neighbour – Wroxham and Hoveton

Another good example of community support being provided by parish councils in Norfolk. This time across two parish councils operating in different districts (BDC and NNDC).

Operation Good Neighbour is a rapid response project to provide community support in the Wroxham and Hoveton areas during the Coronavirus crisis. The project is a collaboration between the existing Wroxham and Hoveton Good Neighbour... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

How Prepared Is Your Council For Virtual Meetings?

How Prepared Is Your Council For Virtual Meetings?

Please complete our survey of the preparedness of Norfolk's town and parish councils at this present time for having virtual meetings here:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/NZKRSYQ

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR CLERKS

CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR CLERKS

Clerks - in the midst of all that is happening, please give thought to what you will do if you yourself become unwell and unavailable. Do you have all your passwords ready to hand over? Is your laptop backed up recently? Do you have a contingency plan? Contact us if any concerns/difficulties arise.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

Our latest E-newsletter

Norfolk ALC E-newsletter - 23 March 2020

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 09:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus, E-newsletter

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE FOR PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS - CORONAVIRUS

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE FOR PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS - CORONAVIRUS

For updates on what is happening for us nationally, ensure you visit https://www.nalc.gov.uk/coronavirus on a regular basis. This is being updated daily throughout the current emergency.

If you would also like to keep up-to-date with the government information as it comes out then you can sign-up to their Covid-19 response bulletin.

Holding meetings - NALC strongly encourages councillors and staff to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 12:30 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

Keeping in Touch

Keeping in Touch

Gabbie and Russell are taking part in a national conference call each Wednesday morning and would like an opportunity to share messages, enable interaction on how everyone is getting on and to learn how we can best support you. We have looked at the options, and have chosen to try using the Zoom platform (which is also being used for our national conference calls). For this week, we propose:

Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

COVID19: Government support for businesses

COVID19: Government support for businesses

We are aware that clients may have questions regarding the Chancellor's announcement (20 March) of a range of measures to support employers and businesses due to the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. This is a quick summary of our current view of the situation, which may change as further announcements are made.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

All UK employers can access support... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE FOR PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

NATIONAL ALC UPDATE FOR PARISH & TOWN COUNCILS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

National ALC have further updated their information provided, to now include the government's recent advice on social distancing, the development of a new Coronavirus Bill and useful guidance from the National Joint Council for local government services on home working.

They are updating their webpage regularly. https://www.nalc.gov.uk/coronavirus

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Coronavirus

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