GAPTC is pleased to announce that Kerrin Cocks, new to the sector and GAPTC in September last year, has completed her CiLCA qualification in just six months. The mentoring sessions offered by GAPTC have been instrumental in this success, as well as a commitment to setting aside time each week to complete the learning outcomes. A new mentoring programme will start in autumn and we challenge all our... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 09:47 by Kerrin Cocks
Conservative party conference
The political party conference season came to a close this week with the NALC chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter, and other NALC colleagues in Manchester at the Conservative Party autumn conference. Brexit was again a consistent theme, with much focus on what the Prime Minister has or hasn't been up to, including drinking from disposable coffee cups! The highlight for NALC was their... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 13:36 by Alison Robinson
Last chance to enter the NALC Star Council Awards
There's still a few hours left to enter NALC's Star Council Awards! There are five categories: clerk of the year, county association project of the year, young councillor of the year, councillor of the year, and Council of the Year. You have until 11:59 pm today (28 June) to get your entries in. Winners will be announced at the awards dinner at the NALC... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:39 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Elisabeth Skinner who has been awarded an MBE for services to parish councils.
Hundreds of parish councils have cause to be grateful for Elisabeth's dedication and inspirational teaching skills which has helped to improve our sector.
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:14 by Alison Robinson
Following the publication last year of the Local Regeneration Handbook (available from SLCC), the author (Andrew Maliphant) is running a webinar on Thursday 17th October about Beginning Local Regeneration.
Anyone looking to make improvements to the area where they live or work can find more details at http://www.slcc.co.uk/course/beginning-local-regeneration/72/ -
Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:13 by Alison Robinson
Huge congratulations Jules Owen, clerk to Gotherington Parish Council on successfully completing the CiLCA qualifications - and adding to the high number of qualified clerks across Gloucestershire.
If you are interested in completing the CiLCA qualification please let us know as we will be running more CiLCA mentoring sessions (to help mentor you through the qualification).
You register for the qualification... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:40 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Tara Niblett (Deputy Clerk at Tetbury Town Council) for gaining her CiLCA qualification, a brilliant achievement.
Please contact the office if you would like to discuss the sector qualification.
or contact SLCC to register for the qualification.
Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:31 by Sue Creswick
Councils across Gloucestershire with qualified Clerks
The figures (at July 2016) are as follows:
Gloucestershire overall - 24.83%
This figure is average across England.
Each District can be broken down as follows:
Stroud (includes Quedgeley)
FOD - 30%
Tewkesbury - 28%
Cotswolds - 16%
Please note these figures do not include Parish Meetings.
If you are interested in becoming a qualified Clerk please contact... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:40 by Alison Robinson
SLCC are running specialist training courses in the county or neighbouring counties:
Equality & Diversity - 7th September - Cheltenham
Data Protection - 13th September - Cheltenham
Allotments - 21st September - Bristol
Go to www.slcc.co.uk/events for full information and bookings
Posted: Wed, 18 May 2016 15:32 by Dawn Laird