Support for Councils and Clerks

South Norfolk Networking for Charities, Voluntary & Community Organisations

On 17th January Voluntary Norfolk Communities Team are hosting a networking workshop in Hethersett Pavilion with colleagues from South Norfolk & Broadland (SNAB) Communities Team. This session will be a chance to meet with others from across the network of voluntary organisations, community groups & social enterprises and make connections over a cuppa and cake.

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Fire Safety And Building Safety – New Legal Requirements

Parish and Town Councils need to be aware, there’s been some important changes in fire safety legislation recently following the introduction of the Building Safety Act 2023. From 1 October 2023 the new legislation amends the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and introduces a series of new fire safety requirements.

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Personal Safety For Councillors Webinar

As part of their Civility in Public Life Programme, the Local Government Association (LGA) is holding a webinar on councillor personal safety and handling online abuse and intimidation. The programme has been devised for councillors who want to improve their awareness of personal safety.

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Community Ownership Fund – Reminder

The government is providing £150 million funding over four years to support community groups in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets and amenities at risk of being lost, such as community centres, parks, pubs and post office buildings.

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