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Chief Executive Officer: Alison Robinson
Cranham House (the OPEX
Building), Falcon Close, Green
Farm Business Park, Gloucester
GL2 4LY

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GAPTC newsletter March 2019

Our informative newsletter was sent out to our member councils today and the contents included:

  • GAPTC 2019/20 subscription renewal form emailed – please look out for it
  • Congratulations to Gloucestershire achievers!
  • Reminder about purdah and the first meeting after elections
  • Gloucestershire VCS Alliance
  • NALC – legal update
  • New GAPTC email address - reminder
  • Details of new 'Buddying' system for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:00 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Subscription request, purdah, Buddying, training, funding, News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, GAPTC, Grants, CiLCA

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

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

Funding opportunities

The latest version of the Funding Opportunities bulletin is available on the Gloucestershire VCS Alliance website at http://www.glosvcsalliance.org.uk/external-funding-opportunities-bulletin/.

Key highlights:

  • Gloucester City Council has funding to support residents who are not currently involved in local community activities to develop projects using the asset based community development approach. Page... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:16 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, funding, funding opportunities

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

Next deadline for the Transparency Fund - 15th January

The last couple of rounds of the Transparency Fund are nearly upon us:

The January deadline to NALC is 17:00 on 15/01/2018, so please submit them to GAPTC by close of play on 12th January.

The final round is February, the deadline to NALC is 17:00 on 12/02/2018, so please submit your application to GAPTC by close of play on 9th February.

MISS IT, MISS OUT!

Posted: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding

Transparency Fund application success

New Transparency Fund grants.

Amount awarded*

Applicant

£108.00

Condicote PC

£2,005.00

Great Rissington Parish Council

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:32 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding

Latest GAPTC newsletter

Clerks Networking session

Over 30 clerks from parish and town councils across Gloucestershire attended the Clerks Networking event last week where Janice Banks, the CEO from the Gloucestershire Rural Community Council, gave a talk about the varied work the organisation carries out in support of local councils. It was good to be reminded about their wide-ranging role including work on Affordable Housing,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:12 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, GDPR, Data Protection, external audits, Training, Regeneration, Transparency, Funding, Transparency Fund

NALC update - from Jonathan Owen (Chief Executive)

Autumn Budget

·The chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond MP presented his budget to Parliament last Wednesday; NALC responded by highlighting the encouraging signs on devolution but a said they have missed a trick by not going further, with gaps remaining in service delivery which communities will need to look to themselves to fill. You can read the Chancellor's speech in full, BBC's key... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:40 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, NALC, National Association for Local Councils, ResPublica report, Planning Awards, Autumn Budget, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding

Yet more Transparency Fund success

Amount awarded*

Applicant

Status

£1,005.60

Sevenhampton Parish Council

Grant Paid

£2,545.00

Down Ampney Parish Council

Grant Paid

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:17 by Alison Robinson

Tags: News, Transparency Fund, Transparency, Funding