Gloucestershire councils can save carbon and cash comparing energy
Whilst it can be an easily overlooked area of responsibility for busy council clerks, making sure that the energy consumed by council properties and streetlights is competitive and responsibly sourced can reap rewards for both the environment and the council's purse.
As a non-domestic... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:00 by Alison Robinson
NALC continue to meet with County Officers every two weeks
NALC continue to meet fortnightly with county association officers to allow the sharing of ideas and good practice and ensure shared awareness of the issues and challenges facing county associations and local (parish and town) councils. The focus last week was on building positive relationships and links with the police and Police and Crime... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:46 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Karen Wilson, Assistant Clerk from Wotton under Edge Town Council who has achieved her CiLCA qualification.
This adds to our growing number of qualified clerks and officers who have passed the sector qualification.
If you are interested in studying for CiLCA get in contact with us, we have new mentoring sessions commencing in early Autumn.
Posted: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:16 by Alison Robinson
Southam PC has been successful in achieving the Foundation level of the LCAS. Well done to the Clerk and Councillors
Posted: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:39 by Anita Sach
Congratulations Carlos Novoth at Stonehouse Town Council. He has achieved the CiLCA qualification - adding to the growing number of qualified clerks across Gloucestershire.
Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 12:39 by Alison Robinson
NALC young people event and young councillors network
How to get young people involved in local councils was the title of this week's brilliant sold out NALC event which heard from Cllr Katy Brooks, Pembury Parish Council, Cllr Chelsey Jay, Witham Town Council and Cllr Ollie Tucker, Axminster Town Council. All three shared really practical tips and advice on how to engage with young people in our communities.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 17:39 by Alison Robinson
Health Inequalities Outcome Manager
COVID-19 has shone a spotlight on health inequalities and there is a commitment in the Council and the wider system to 'build back fairer'.
An exciting opportunity has therefore arisen for someone who is passionate about reducing health inequalities to join our enthusiastic and supportive team to drive forward this agenda.
NHS Gloucestershire CCG are seeking a competent... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 14:37 by Alison Robinson
GAPTC are hosting a presentation with the police at 6.30pm today.
Please email any questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Topic: Presentation by Gloucestershire Police
Time: May 27, 2021 18:30 Greenwich Mean Time
Join Zoom Meeting
Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 14:19 by Alison Robinson
On-line Planning Seminars for Town and Parish Councils
Tuesday 25th May 2021 2pm – 3.30pm
Seminar 1: Basic Principles and Decision Making
• How the Planning System Works • Origins and purpose of the planning system • The two strands: development management and plan-making Planning applications and sources of information • Using Council websites • What to look out for How... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 15:26 by Alison Robinson
In September 2021 Alison Robinson (GAPTC CEO) will be taking on a new charity challenge raising money for the Stroke Association, a charity close to her heart having recovered from a stroke age 25.
The challenge is called the Ring O Fire and involves back to back ultra marathon over 3 days totalling 135 miles, climbing 13,000 feet (trying to beat cut off times).
Please sponsor Alison and/or send advice.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 May 2021 10:28 by Alison Robinson