CEO

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

Tags: Local Council Award Scheme

LCAS success

LCAS success

Congratulations to Tewkesbury Town council on achieving the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) 'foundation' level.

Brilliant achievement.

Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 15:51 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS

LCAS success

Congratulations Charlton Kings Parish Council on achieving Local Council Award Scheme 'foundation' level.

The council produced good work and are the first council in the Cheltenham borough to achieve the award.

Well done.

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:49 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, National Association for Local Councils, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS, GAPTC

LCAS success

LCAS success

Congratulations to Kemble & Ewen Parish Council who have achieved foundation level in the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS).

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:29 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, quality, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS

NALC Chief Executive's bulletin

NALC Elections Campaign

Last week NALC launched a new promotional video as part of the #MakeAChange elections campaign to encourage more people to stand for election as local councillors in the forthcoming elections in May 2019. The new video aims to help people looking to stand for election to understand the steps they will have to take to become a councillor. Watch the six steps to becoming a local... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Digital mapping, policy consulation, Communities Framework, Elections campaign, Local Council Award Scheme

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

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

Tags: NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS, geological disposal, meetings, events, study tour, MBE

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

External audit non responses

Smaller Authorities Audit Appointments (SAAA) are now receiving management information returns from the audit suppliers – currently, their main concern is the number of authorities they have had no response from, this is higher than in previous years. At the end of last week there were over 700 authorities who had not responded at all.

All will now have received formal... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 13:35 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS, rural buses, community transport, GDPR, data protection, JIGG, Joint Information Governance Group, Brexit, SAAA, External audits

Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS)

Congratulations Slimbridge Parish Council on achieving 'foundation' level in the LCAS.

Posted: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:11 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS

New LCAS award - Quality Gold

Congratulations to Tetbury Town Council on achieving 'Quality Gold' in the Local Council Award Scheme.

The panel visited the council yesterday to meet the staff and councillors. They also got to see some of the projects, including:-

* Goodshed project

* The new community hub building (recently acquired)

* Picnic areas (including partnership work with the Wildlife Trust)

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 07:49 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Local Council Award Scheme, LCAS

GAPTC Newsletter

General Data Protection Regulations

All member councils were sent a copy of the NALC toolkit which contains model policies and templates to use. NALC and SLCC are working together to clarify the situation on the role of the Data Protection Officer on a national basis and with the Bill going through the House of Commons recently, we hope to have more clarification soon. Until then review the information... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GDPR, Data Protection, NPPF, Training, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding, AGM, planning

New Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS) success

We are very happy to report that Guiting Power parish council has been successful in gaining 'foundation' level in the LCAS.

Get in touch with us at GAPTC to discuss how you can achieve this too!

Posted: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:11 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, quality