Congratulations to Charlton Kings Parish Council on successfully achieving Quality level in the Local Council Award Scheme.
This was our last assessment as a county panel, the new assessment has now commenced and all new LCAS applications will be submitted to a national panel.
Please get in touch if you would like to apply.
Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 11:31 by Alison Robinson
A few weeks ago the clerks in the Stroud District were contacted to get involved in a working party together to look at the 'Working Together' protocol that was first produced by Stroud District Council in 2013. Recently the peer review that STC undertook looked at identified better partnership working with our sector as an opportunity.
A session with STC has been set up on 16th September at 3pm,the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:29 by Alison Robinson
We have been asked to run additional CiLCA mentoring sessions, and have provisionally booked these to take place in Badgeworth Village Hall from 0930-1330 hrs on: -
Friday 11 October
Friday 6 December
Friday 7 February
Friday 3 April
The cost is :-
£235 – Councils with gross income up to £25,000
£395 - Councils with gross income greater than £25,000
However, we need a minimum... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:16 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Justine Hopkins who has become CiLCA qualified, adding to the growing number of qualified clerks across the sector.
Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:30 by Alison Robinson
Yesterday evening at the Quedgeley Town Council full council meeting they were presented with the Local Council Award Scheme Quality Gold, which is an outstanding achievement for the sector.
If you are interested in finding out about applying contact the office, we are happy to talk to Clerks, councillors and the community about the scheme - as any feedback to improve is welcomed.
Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:52 by Alison Robinson
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
More Local Council Award Scheme success. This time for Newent Town Council who have achieved 'Quality' level with an excellent application.
Posted: Tue, 28 May 2019 14:39 by Alison Robinson
Congratulations to Kemble & Ewen Parish Council who have achieved foundation level in the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS).
Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:29 by Alison Robinson
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector.
The awards celebrate the positive impact of local (parish and town) councils, county associations, councillors and clerks.
The judging panel met on 14 September 2018 to choose this year's finalists to make their decision on who will be crowned the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:27 by Alison Robinson
LCR interview with Rishi Sunak MP
Last week, Marie Dill, LCR editor met with Rishi Sunak MP to talk about local (parish and town) councils. Just one of the encouraging things he said regarding the sector was: "It's an incredibly exciting time to be in what I would call ultra-local government. We're creating more [local councils], and they are doing more things, which impact their communities, and I... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:20 by Alison Robinson