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

Latest News

Quote of the week

"If everything seems under control you're not going fast enough." Mario Andretti.

Posted: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:50 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Qoute of the week, GAPTC

Executive Committee - Stroud District rep

Dear Stroud Member Councils

We have a vacancy for a councillor to represent Stroud district parishes on the Executive Committee due to the resignation of Cllr Bomberg from Eastington PC.

The schedule is as follows:

Nominations to be received here by 17th July. It is not necessary for councils to endorse an Individual's nomination.

If there is more than one nomination, then an email election will follow.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:31 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GAPTC, Stroud, Stroud district, Executive Committee

Star Councils 2018

NALC is delighted to invite entries to the Star Council Awards, which we are running for the fourth successive year in 2018.

The awards are a fantastic opportunity for local councils, councillors, clerks and county associations to showcase how they have made a positive difference locally. They are the only awards in England to recognise the contribution local councils make to their communities.

This... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:00 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, star councils

Job vacancies

Please check out 'job vacancies' on the GAPTC website.

Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:07 by Alison Robinson

Tags: GAPTC, jobs, Clerks, RFO

Quote of the week

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
African wisdom

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GAPTC, membership, working together

Survey to ask Government to make the adoption of CIL regimes by local councils mandatory.

For many years the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has had a policy position that it should be mandatory for planning authorities to adopt regimes using the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Many planning authorities prefer to retain Section 106 as the system used to apply community benefit under the planning system, ignoring the CIL system. This means that many local councils which... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:54 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, CIL, survey

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Councillor Commission workshops

· As part of NALC's work with De Montfort University Leicester they are taking forward the Councillor Commission's 'Voice of the councillor' report. NALC are organising a series of workshops with county associations and councils to discuss the report's findings, obtain feedback and continue this important dialogue. So if your council or group of councils would... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:30 by Alison Robinson

Tags: neighbour hood planning grants, grants, neighbourhood planning, volunteers week, rural housing, National rural crime survey, Councillor Commission workshops, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

Personal data - GDPR

Any councillor who processes personal data on a computer (e.g. names and addresses of residents contacted about planning matters, or for election canvassing is a data controller separate from the council. As a result such a councillor would have to pay the Data Protection fee of £40.

A councillor who does not process personal data or does so without using a computer is not required to pay the... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 03 Jun 2018 14:57 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, personal data, GDPR

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