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Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
Cranham House (the OPEX
Building), Falcon Close, Green
Farm Business Park, Gloucester
GL2 4LY

Latest News

CiLCA Success

We are very pleased to announce more CiLCA success for another Gloucestershire clerk. Madeline King from Haresfield parish council now holds the sector qualification.

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:40 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, CiLCA, Certicate in Local Council Administration

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Queen's Speech

·Last Wednesday the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament set out the Government's legislative agenda for the forthcoming session of this Parliament, with Bills relating to Brexit as expected dominating the programme. What was not included were several manifesto commitments or new measures to support further devolution or reintroduce the Local Government Finance Bill which fell automatically when Parliament was dissolved. The.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:19 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, LGA, Local Governenance Agency, Smaller Councils Committee, Policy Committee, Star Council Awards

The AGM papers and annual report being sent out today!

Look out for the GAPTC AGM paperwork which is being emailed out to clerks today, and we will post a hardcopy to you next week.

Posted: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:03 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Annual General Meeting, AGM

CiLCA Success

More CiLCA success for a Gloucestershire clerk, congratulations to Debbie Hill (clerk to Harescombe Pc and Upper Rissington PC) on achieving the sector qualification.

A brilliant achievement.

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:49 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, CiLCA, Certicate in Local Council Administration

Jean Hanks GAPTC Executive member stepping down

Jean Hanks GAPTC Executive member stepping down

Jean Hanks, who is a Councillor representative on the GAPTC Executive Committee (from the Stroud district) had decided to step down from this role.

Jean has dedicated years of her life supporting the governance structure of GAPTC, and will be missed, and we would like to thank her for her time and commitment.

We will be in touch with the councils in the Stroud district to request that another councillor in that area.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:53 by Sue Creswick

Tags: News, Executive Committee, GAPTC

Star Awards

The 'Awards' tab has been updated to provide more information on the NALC 'Star Councils 2017' awards.

Please apply so Gloucestershire can share how effective they are with the rest of the country.

If you have any questions email of phone us.

Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:40 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Star Awards

CiLCA Success

Congratulations to Tara Niblett (Deputy Clerk at Tetbury Town Council) for gaining her CiLCA qualification, a brilliant achievement.

Please contact the office if you would like to discuss the sector qualification.

or contact SLCC to register for the qualification.

Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:31 by Sue Creswick

Tags: News, NALC, Training, National Association for Local Councils, Certicate in Local Council Administration, SLCC, CiLCA

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

The new government

·Following the General Election the prime minister Teresa May MP has formed a minority government, Cabinet appointments were confirmed at the weekend and ministerial appointments over the last few days. Discussions are still underway with the Democratic Unionist Party over a 'confidence and supply' deal and the State Opening of Parliament and Queen's Speech is expected to take place on Wednesday 21 June. Speculation is there will be a.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:34 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Annual Conference, Executive Committee, new Government

Performance Rights Society

Some clerks have been in contact with GAPTC to inform us that PRS (Performance Rights Society) are doing the rounds and suggesting that local councils require a PRS licence over and above a public entertainment licence (PEL) if music is being played in your buildings.

PRS approached a larger council and were adamant that even though they had a PEL they also require a PRS licence for copyright purposes. This was despite the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:04 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Performance Rights Society, PRS

CiLCA Success

Congratulations to Katherine Noble clerk to Newent Town Council on gaining the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA), adding to the growing number of qualified clerks across Gloucestershire.

Posted: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Training, CiLCA, Certicate in Local Council Administration

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