Jeni Marshall of Cainscross PC has volunteered to be a GAPTC 'Buddy' for councils thinking of carrying out a Public Works Loan Board application. She will happily point you in the right direction for the business plan and going through the application process.
The full list of GAPTC Buddies can be found in the Documents section under 'B'.
Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:41 by Anita Sach
We have added a new example of best practice to the Best Practice tab on the home page (login required). Nailworth TC outline the work they did successfully supporting a Community Land Trust within the town which led to the building of affordable homes for residents.
Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 12:26 by Anita Sach
Parishes will have a number of voluntary organisations within them and GRCC is offering a range of training courses for the voluntary sector. Organisations in your parish may well be able to benefit from the bursaries available – allowing them to undertake the training for just £10 +VAT. Please pass on the information to them.
From the GRCC website
Recognising that your organisation will... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 15:02 by Anita Sach
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) in partnership with the VCS Alliance are holding a free event to discuss cyber security for charities and voluntary organisations.
The event will take place on Tuesday 2 April from 6-8pm at the Gloucestershire Deaf Association, Colin Road, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3JL.
Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:30 by Anita Sach
A letter from Rishi Sunak MP (MHCLG) to local authorities has been drawn up regarding the publication of councillors' and candidates' home addresses.
In the letter he confirms that he is taking forward a recommendation from the Committee on Standards in Public Life Review of Intimidation in Public Life that the Government should bring forward legislation to remove the requirement for candidates standing... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:29 by Alison Robinson
The NALC Policy Committee, which oversees the policy-making and campaigning work, met on 6 March, here are a few highlights in advance of the draft minutes being available:
Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:15 by Alison Robinson
The Gloucestershire Market Town Forum (GMTF) meet later today they will be discussing:-
The High Streets Fund - looking at BID status of applicants (this is suitable for major towns like Gloucester and Cheltenham). There are various pots of cash, but for the smaller towns/retail centres to be successful in securing funding then it is probable that a more collaborative approach needs to be taken.
Elizabeth... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:32 by Alison Robinson
Message from PKF Littlejohn about the forthcoming AGAR 18/19
- Please note that we are planning to broadcast a short training update webinar on Tuesday 19 March which will then be available to access after that date via our website
- The 2018/19 AGAR forms, instructions, guidance and additional documentation templates will be available on our website by 19 March
- We are planning to issue all the instruction... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:09 by Anita Sach
FODDC have no CIL scheme at present and have not reached the stage of making a final decision about whether to introduce one. The Council have however asked that the feasibility of CIL be examined and we are about to commission some work which will provide some indicative values in order that the potential for a CIL can be investigated. Once we have the information about potential values it will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:30 by Alison Robinson