Tags: compliance

LCAS success

LCAS success

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

The assessment panel met with the council (staff and councillors) today and a tour of projects/services was provided.

This is a brilliant achievement and shows another local council working to an exemplar standard.

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:44 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Gloucester City, Governance and Accountability, LCAS, Local Council Award Scheme, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, compliance, quality

Transparency Fund application success

The final successful grants to be awarded from the Transparency Fund are: -

Swell PC - £577.80

Shipton Moyne PC - £1,282.11

Tetbury Upton PC - £1,368.38

Bourton on the Hill - £735.00

Harescombe PC - £423.53

Pauntley PC - £340.82

Maisemore PC - £1,088.19

Leigh PC - £709.59

TOTAL - £6,525.42

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:38 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, Grants, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance, website

Transparency Fund application success

Congratulations to the following councils who have secured money from the Transparency Fund.

Brimpsfield PC - £259.07

Toddington PC - £279.11

Somerford Keynes PC - £550

Gretton PC - £650

Twigworth PC - £230

Stoke Orchard & Tredington PC - £1,844.75

Southrop PC - £924

Woolaston PC - £2,250

Standish PC - £981.42

TOTAL: £7,968.35

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:55 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, Governance and Accountability, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance

Transparency Code compliance - spot checks

NALC, in line with their work with DCLG regarding compliance with the Transparency Code, have initiated 'spot checks' for smaller councils.

The information that should be online is:

  • · All items of expenditure above £100
  • · Published end of year accounts
  • · Annual governance statement
  • · Internal audit report
  • · List of councillors responsibilities
  • · The details... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:13 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Governance and Accountability, News, Transparency, compliance, smaller councils

Transparency Fund deadline for next round - 13th June

Transparency Fund 2016/17 is up an running, there is a new and improved form, and GAPTC is keen that eligible councils apply/reapply. Please see the gaptc website for the application form, and call us if you have any questions.

The next application deadline is the 13th of June 2016.

The panel meet monthly so there is plenty of time/opportunity to get the applications in.

July deadline = 18th

August deadline... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 15:48 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance

Transparency Fund application success

GAPTC are happy to report more Transparency Fund success.

See below:-


£2,078.45 BUCKLAND PARISH
£1,450.00 Driffield and Harnhill PC
£614.48 Alkington Parish Council
£1,305.00 Shipton Moyne Parish Council
Grand Total £5,447.93

You are eligible for a grant if you are a smaller council with an annual turnover of less than £25,000 (this is based on the greatest amount in terms... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 13:58 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Funding, News, Transparency, Transparency Fund, compliance