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

Author: Anita Sach

More CiLCA success for Gloucestershire clerks

We are delighted to share the news of the success of Amanda Winstone of Bishops Cleeve PC who has passed the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

You too could become a qualified clerk and to support you we have new mentoring sessions starting on 11 October. Contact us for further details

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:09 by Anita Sach

Tags: CiLCA

New Financial Regulations

NALC has issued a revised version of its Model Financial Regulations which require a number of amendments to be made to existing FRs. Find them in our documents section (password required).

Posted: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:40 by Anita Sach

Tags: Financial Regulations

Happy Easter from the GAPTC team

Happy Easter from the GAPTC team

We are looking forward to the long Easter weekend break and will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday, but back at 9am on Tuesday as usual.

Until then, Happy Easter...

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:33 by Anita Sach

Tags: Easter

Another CiLCA success

Congratulations to Heather Sipthorp of Stow-on-the-Wold TC for achieving the Certificate in Local Council Administration. She is one of the growing number of clerks (over 50 in Gloucestershire) who hold this important qualification in the local council sector.

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:56 by Anita Sach

Tags: CiLCA

CPRE Gloucestershire Awards - nominate your project

Do you know of any recently completed projects in Gloucestershire's towns, villages and countryside which are really outstanding in their contribution to the environment or to the local community and should be specially recognised? If so, CPRE Gloucestershire would like to hear about them.

CPRE Gloucestershire Awards recognise and celebrate projects which are exemplars of good practice. Nominations... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 16:16 by Anita Sach

Tags: CPRE

New 'Buddy' for Public Works Loans added to the list

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

Tags: GAPTC Buddy, PWLB

New 'Best Practice' added to the website

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

Tags: Best practice

GRCC run a making the most of social media course 26 March 10am-12.30pm Gloucester

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

Tags: Training

Cyber security for charities and voluntary organisations

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.

The keynote speaker is John Noble CBE. John is the Priority lead for the Safer... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:30 by Anita Sach

Tags: Cyber Security

Annual Governance and Accountability Return 18/19

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

Tags: AGAR, Audit