CEO

Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
Cranham House (the OPEX
Building), Falcon Close, Green
Farm Business Park, Gloucester
GL2 4LY

Tags: FOD

Buckingham Palace Garden Party 2019 attendees announced

Buckingham Palace Garden Party 2019 attendees announced

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

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Cotswolds, Garden Party, Forest of Dean, FOD

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

Provisional local government finance settlement

The provisional local government finance settlement was published on 13 December and the government has confirmed it's plans in the technical consultation not to extend council tax referendum principles to local (parish and town) councils for 2019-20. The key section from the consultation paper on the settlement published alongside the statement says:... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:51 by Anita Sach

Tags: NALC, news, financial settlement, lobbying, BHIB, Spring Conference 2019, Councillor of the Year 2018, Coleford Town Council, Forest of Dean, FOD, Committee on Standards in Public Life, salary scales

Star Council Award 2018 - this year's finalists (Well done Coleford Town Council)

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector.

The awards celebrate the positive impact of local (parish and town) councils, county associations, councillors and clerks.

The judging panel met on 14 September 2018 to choose this year's finalists to make their decision on who will be crowned the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:27 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, star councils, quality, Forest of Dean, FOD

FOA Forest of Dean District - youth provision

The proposal for the establishment of a Forest Youth Association is being discussed at 7pm on Thursday 13th September 2018 at Cinderford Town Council, Belle Vue Centre.

Please note this is the start of a process, so lots of ideas/options are on the table to identify a way forward for youth provision in FOD which may be supported by parish and town councils.

There is no need to book but if you would like... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 08:46 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, FOD, Forest of Dean, youth, youth provision

Forest of Dean parish/town councils ONLY

The proposal for the establishment of a Forest Youth Association is being discussed at :

7pm on Thursday 13th September 2018 at Cinderford Town Council, Bellvue Centre.

Please note this is the start of a process, so lots of ideas/options are on the table to identify a way forward for youth provision in FOD which may be supported by parish and town councils.

Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:48 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, youth provision, Forest of Dean, FOD

Free 'Dementia Champion' training session for FOD parish/town councils

FOD Dementia Champions - aimed at Parish/Town Councillors - free training session 17th May

Can you email training@gaptc.org.uk, to confirm names and numbers that can attend, so organisers can prepare paperwork/certificates/refreshments?

Dear FoD Councils,

The FOD District Council is providing some training for parish/town councillors to enable them to become dementia champions in their community

The session... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 May 2016 17:27 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Forest of Dean, FOD, Training

FOD Dementia Champions - aimed at Parish/Town Councillors - free training session 17th May

Dear FoD Councils,

The FOD District Council is providing some training for parish/town councillors to enable them to become dementia champions in their community

The session is taking place on:-

17th May - 6-8 pm, FOD DC offices

A follow up session will take place on (same timings)

29th September - 6-8 pm, FOD DC offices

Can you email training@gaptc.org.uk, to confirm names and numbers that can attend, so... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2016 14:18 by Alison Robinson

Tags: FOD, Forest of Dean, Training, dementia champion

Forest of Dean - Dementia Champions training 17th May at 6pm

Dear FoD Councils,

The FOD DC is providing some training that parish/town councils will be interested in related to dementia.

The session is taking place on:-

17th May - 6-8 pm @ FODDC (in dementia awareness week)

And a follow up session on (same timings)

29th September

Can you email training@gaptc.org.uk, to confirm names and numbers that can attend, so organisers can prepare paperwork/certificates/refreshments?... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:20 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Training, Forest of Dean, FOD, dementia

Forest of Dean - Local Council Tax Support grant update

Dear FOD Parish and Town Councils,

Local Council Tax Support (LCTS) grant

Background

From 2013 – 14, the council tax base reflected the actual amounts paid by residents who pay less council tax as a result of a local support scheme. As a result, the council tax base has decreased in most areas. Where it decreased, the same level of parish/town council precept produced less revenue, from the same... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:46 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Forest of Dean, FOD, Local Council Tax Support grant, LCTS