We selected names out of the hat at 5pm yesterday and the successful councils were: -
* Stow on the Wold Town Council (Cotswolds District) Cllr Vera Norwood + guest
* Alvington parish council (Forest of Dean District) Cllr Alan Haslam + guest
Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:56 by Alison Robinson
2019 training courses
Here is an update on the courses available for this year. New for 2019 is Digital Mapping training with Pear Technology which will take place on 13 February. With elections in May 2019 for the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and Tewkesbury, new councillor training has been set up for the summer and Chairmanship Skills and planning training will be added shortly. Full information on course... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:58 by Alison Robinson
Happy New Year!
NALC would like to wish you all a Happy New Year and all the best for 2019.
Local Council Award Scheme
At the end of 2018, 326 local (parish and town) councils had already achieved a prestigious national award through the Local Council Award Scheme, recognised by the government, Local Government Association, and Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC), and administered by NALC and county... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:54 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Elisabeth Skinner who has been awarded an MBE for services to parish councils.
Hundreds of parish councils have cause to be grateful for Elisabeth's dedication and inspirational teaching skills which has helped to improve our sector.
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:14 by Alison Robinson
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that the Section 137 limit for 2019/20 financial year will be £8.12 per elector.
Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:11 by Anita Sach
Alison, Sue, Anita and Shirley would like to wish you all a happy, healthy and successful 2019.
To start the new year we have just sent out our first newsletter of 2019, so please look out for it in your inbox and share it with your councillors.
We look forward to working with you in 2019.
Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:37 by Anita Sach
Our updated strategy is out, please look under 'G' in the documents section.
Posted: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 15:34 by Alison Robinson
The office will be closed from 4.00pm on 24th, we will be back in the office on 28th December.
Have a wonderful Christmas.
Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 12:55 by Alison Robinson
Parkrun consultation response
The government this week published their parkrun consultation response, which concluded that legislation is not necessary at this point. In the NALC written response to last year's consultation, NALC strongly opposed the introduction of any measures which will remove the ability of local (parish and town) councils to charge for park-based activities including Parkrun. However,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:03 by Alison Robinson