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

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MBE to Elisabeth Skinner

MBE to Elisabeth Skinner

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

Tags: News, GAPTC, SLCC, MBE

Webinar 17th October - Local Regeneration

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 -

Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:13 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, webinar, SLCC, regeneration

CiLCA Success

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

Tags: CiLCA, SLCC, quality, Certicate in Local Council Administration

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Meetings with Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

·While it's obviously important for us to develop our relationship with the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), of equal importance is extending our reach across government to forge links with other departments and this is among the objectives of our current advocacy work. So NALC are pleased to provide... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Meetings with Government, SLCC, Bullying, SAAA, Data Protection Regulations, Scrutiny Panel, Referendum Principles, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils

CiLCA Success

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

Tags: News, NALC, Training, National Association for Local Councils, Certicate in Local Council Administration, SLCC, CiLCA

CiLCA update Gloucestershire July 2016

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

Tags: News, quality, SLCC, CiLCA, Certificate in Local Council Administration

SLCC specialist training courses

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 for full information and bookings

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2016 15:32 by Anita Sach

Tags: Training, SLCC

Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations Graduates

Three determined clerks; Julie Shirley, Helen Dunn, and Mary Leonard recently graduated, after completing the Community Governance Degree.

Congratulations all around.

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:38 by Alison Robinson

Tags: SLCC, community governance degree, higher education, News, Training

Community Governance Degree

The Community Governance Degree is delivered by SLCC. information on this course can be obtained from:-

The degree commences in February, so if you are interested in higher education, log on to the SLCC site.

You can also contact Elisabeth Skinner (SLCC) to ask her questions about the course.

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 16:36 by Anita Sach

Tags: Training, higher education, community governance degree, degree, SLCC