Alison Robinson

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

Tags: Training

CiLCA success

CiLCA success

Congratulations Robert Stone from Gotherington Parish Council on achieving CiLCA.

The next CiLCA mentoring sessions commence in March so if you are interested in becoming qualified please contact us.

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:39 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, Training, CiLCA, Certicate in Local Council Administration

CiLCA success

Congratulations Katherine Kearns from Nailsworth Town Council on achieving CiLCA - brilliant news.

If you are interested in completing this sector qualification contact the office on 01452 883388. We encourage all clerks to become qualified, the mentoring sessions will commence again in March (you can book them via our website).

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 12:29 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, CiLCA, Certicate in Local Council Administration, Stroud District, GAPTC, Training

Training news

2019 training courses

Here is an update on the courses available for this year. New for 2019 is Digital Mapping training with Pear Technology which will take place on 13 February. With elections in May 2019 for the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and Tewkesbury, new councillor training has been set up for the summer and Chairmanship Skills and planning training will be added shortly. Full information on course... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:58 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, Training, CiLCA

Mental Health First Aid - 1st Oct - 2nd Oct

This training is delivered by an external trainer (not via GAPTC).

Mon 1 Oct 2018 9:00 am - Tue 2 Oct 2018 5:00 pm

The Headshed, Lagard Farm, First Lane, Whitley, Wiltshire, SN12 8RL


Mental Health First Aid - Mental Health is high on the agenda for governement. Affecting 1 in 4 of us ..

To take part in this positive campaign to raise awareness and to support your colleagues, friends and family,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:58 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Training, Mental Health

GAPTC autumn training programme

New for this autumn is An Introduction to Procurement, something which more and more councils are becoming involved in as they initiate major projects. Our CEO, Alison Robinson, will be delivering this course using her extensive knowledge of procurement in the public sector. We have also just added courses on Planning and Chairmanship Skills.

We are also proud to be hosting a session of the 'Hearing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:03 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GAPTC, Training

Neighbourhood Planning Workshop Wed, 06 Jun 2018

From:- 10.30am - 3.30pm

At:- Gambier Parry Hall, Highnam Community Centre.

Please book directly with GRCC - see below

Jointly hosted by CPRE, GAPTC and GRCC and suitable for parish and town councils, neighbourhood groups and forums at any stage of the Neighbourhood Planning process - from 'thinking about' to 'made plan'.

The event will include a presentation by Jeff Bishop from Place Studio of the initial... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 10:24 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, planning, training, neighbourh, Neighbourhood PLanning

Neighbourhood Planning Workshop 6 June at Highnam

GAPTC is working with GRCC and CPRE to host a Neighbourhood Planning Workshop on 6th June 2018 from 10.30 - 15.30 at Gambier Parry Rooms, Highnam Community Centre. Bookings must be made in advance with GRCC.

The event will be suitable for parish and town councils, neighbourhood groups and forums at any stage of the Neighbourhood Planning process - from 'thinking about' to 'made plan'.

At the event, Jeff... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 14:57 by Anita Sach

Tags: Training

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

COTSWOLD DISTRICT Planning training

Cotswold District Council will be holding training sessions for Parish Councils and Ward Members in respect of the Planning Enforcement function of the Council. The aim of these sessions will be to help District and Parish Councillors better understand the purpose of planning enforcement, the powers that are available to the Council and when and why these might be used.

In turn, they hope that you will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:19 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswolds, Cotswold District, Planning, training, News

FOA STROUD DISTRICT re “Introduction to Energy Use in the Home and Fuel Poverty Awareness”:

Come along to Severn Wye's very popular free accredited training:

"Introduction to Energy Use in the Home and Fuel Poverty Awareness"

Monday 18th of December 9.30-11.30, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Council Chamber

FREE - funded by all the local authorities in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, through the Warm and Well project

For frontline staff, volunteers and councillors who interact... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:45 by Alison Robinson

Tags: training, stroud, Stroud, Stroud District