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
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
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
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
Congratulations Slimbridge Parish Council on achieving 'foundation' level in the LCAS.
Posted: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:11 by Alison Robinson
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
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
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
Congratulations to Rodborough Parish Council on achieving the 'foundation' level of the Local Council Award Scheme.
A brilliant achievement.
Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:02 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Shurdington Parish Council on achieving 'foundation' level in the Local Council Award Scheme.
Gloucestershire county is growing in number now of quality councils, if you are interested in being recognised as a quality council please let us know.
You register directly with NALC, but if you wanted to discuss this with us in advance that is not a problem.
Posted: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 16:15 by Alison Robinson