Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

Training & Events Calendar

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CiLCA 2019 (Day 3 of 7)

Thu, 06 Jun 2019

This is the accredited certificate for the Local Council Sector, designed to test basic levels of competence for the role of parish clerk. The syllabus has been designed to cover all aspects of the clerk's role and candidates are required to compile a portfolio of evidence to show they fully understand their job. Having completed the training you can then compile the portfolio of evidence that you submit in order to gain the Certificate

Venue:
Northants CALC, Litchborough
Contact:
Melody Pugsley

Off to a Flying Start

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 13:30

This course is designed to help all Clerks and Councillors make an early, effective and confident start to their careers, by providing quality, constructive and participative training on the roles and responsibilities of Clerks and Councillors.

Venue:
Saxon Hall, Raunds
Contact:
Melody Pugsley

Code of Conduct in Practice

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 19:00

This course will look at the practical operation of the Code of Conduct at parish and town council level and will answer all your questions as to what interests to declare and when. We will look at how the Standards regime has changed from a rules-based system to a principles-based one and we'll look at what the future might hold. . This course is suitable for all councillors as well as clerks who are often put in the awkward position of providing advice to councillors on their interests.

Venue:
Moulton Community Centre
Contact:
Melody Pugsley

CANCELLED Cemetery Management and Operation

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:30

CANCELLED The course focuses on the management and operation of cemeteries in compliance with the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977 and associated legislation. Common problems are discussed and ways to avoid these by using the law.

Venue:
Moulton Community Centre
Contact:
Melody Pugsley

CANCELLED Granting, Exercising and Transferring Rights of Burial

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:30

CANCELLED The course focuses on the granting, exercising and transferring rights of burial.

Venue:
Moulton Community Centre
Contact:
Melody Pugsley

Local Council EXPO 2019

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:00

Building on the success of EXPO 2016 working with NALC and a range of Partners, LGRC is again staging a major one day EXPO for the Local Council Sector. This will be the largest single gathering of Local Councils in 2019. We aim to provide an opportunity for Clerks Councillors and others interested in Local Councils to see the complete range of products and services that a Council might need, all in one place. If you will be looking for a supplier of anything from tractors to IT equipment, or signage to stationery, in the next year or two this is the ideal place to start. If you need to review your banking or insurance, or create a new website, we expect all the major players to be here.

Venue:
Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre
Contact:
Danny Moody

Agendas & Minutes

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:00

Key Topics covered:

  • Preparation of the agenda, what should and should not be included?
  • Publication of the agenda; when and how?
  • Minuting meetings: what should and shouldn't be included in the minutes; the importance of accurate note taking; signing of the minutes; publication of the minutes, when and how; and the policy for preserving Parish/Town Council minutes.
Venue:
Northants CALC, Litchborough
Contact:
Lesley Sambrook Smith