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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Community Emergency and Flood Plan Workshop

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 10:00

What would your community do if you were cut off this winter?

Emergencies are very rare, however recently Northamptonshire has experienced major floods, long term utility failure, recycling fires resulting in air pollution and extreme winter weather.

In times like these we know communities will pull together but you can be better prepared to deal with any eventuality if you take steps now.

This workshop will go into more detail on how to complete an effective community emergency and flood plan and more importantly how to embed your plan within your community.

Aim of the Workshop:

The aim is to give advice and guidance on how to complete you community emergency and flood plan.

Topics Covered:

  • What Emergency?
  • Why have a plan?
  • Vulnerable People
  • Community resilience and response group
  • Community engagement
  • What Other things you can do
  • Individual preparedness
  • Flood Resilience Project
  • Volunteering
  • Questions

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for Clerks and Councillors

Course Tutor

Joanne Maddams, Emergency Planning Team, Northamptonshire County Council

Venue:
Saxon Hall, The Hall, Thorpe St, Raunds, Wellingborough NN9 6LT
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Preparing for Year End Audit

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:00

Now in it's 4th year and fast becoming a 'core' training course. Traditionally a 'must' for Clerks / RFOs who are new to the role, this course has been updated and refreshed to take account of last year's changes to both the audit regime and the External Auditor. As such, the course is designed to also benefit those who are experienced but want to learn from last year's audit experience and to Councillors who want to gain knowledge of the audit regime. The course is designed to be interactive and is delivered by John Marshall, an experienced member of the Northants CALC Internal Audit Service who is also a serving Councillor and a recently retired Clerk / RFO.

Who Should Attend?

The course is particularly suitable for Clerks or Councillors who are fairly new to the year end audit process.

Course Tutor

The course tutor is John Marshall, an experienced clerk and Councillor, as well as an internal auditor with the Northants CALC Internal Audit Service (IAS).

Venue:
Northants CALC, Litchborough Business Park, Litchborough NN12 8JB
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Preparing for year end audit

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:00

Now in it's 4th year and fast becoming a 'core' training course. Traditionally a 'must' for Clerks / RFOs who are new to the role, this course has been updated and refreshed to take account of last year's changes to both the audit regime and the External Auditor. As such, the course is designed to also benefit those who are experienced but want to learn from last year's audit experience and to Councillors who want to gain knowledge of the audit regime. The course is designed to be interactive and is delivered by John Marshall, an experienced member of the Northants CALC Internal Audit Service who is also a serving Councillor and a recently retired Clerk / RFO.

Who Should Attend?

The course is particularly suitable for Clerks or Councillors who are fairly new to the year end audit process.

Course Tutor

The course tutor is John Marshall, an experienced clerk and Councillor, as well as an internal auditor with the Northants CALC Internal Audit Service (IAS).

Venue:
Moulton Community Centre, The Reedings, Sandy Hill Lane, Moulton NN3 7UU
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Off to a Flying Start

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 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.

Who Should Attend?

Suitable for both Clerks and Councillors

Course Tutor

Mr Bill Robinson

Venue:
Northants CALC, Litchborough Business Park, Litchborough NN12 8JB
Contact:
Marie Reilly