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

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Conference Shines A Light

Conference Shines A Light

The Northants CALC Street Lighting Conference & Exhibition shone a light on the whole world of lighting, from the chemistry used in bulb manufacture, through to the installation and maintenance of luminaires.

The event, held on 4 March 2019 at the Saxon Hall in Raunds, brought together leading lights from the industry, including Iain Macrae from the Lighting Industry Association, Stewart Muir from... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 13:17 by Danny Moody

Tags: NCALC News, NCC, Training

Pension Education Class - Open To All

Pension Education Class - Open To All

In the New Year our partners at The Pension House will be holding a free pension education class at their new offices in Nobottle (Nr Duston). It is aimed at people who want to 'gen up' on pensions so that they are better prepared for their retirement. See below for details:

Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:36 by Danny Moody

Tags: Misc

Vacancy at Clifton upon Dunsmore Parish Council

This one is just over the border into Warwickshire but will be of interest to those in Daventry district:

Clifton upon Dunsmore Parish Council is seeking applicants for the post of Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer to the Council. Working from home, this position is part-time, requiring approximately 10 hours per week . Salary SPC 15-21 £9.341 -£10.676 per hour dependent on qualification... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 17:52 by Danny Moody

Tags: Vacancies

Riders rally despite the rain!

Riders rally despite the rain!

It was always going to take a lot more than persistent rain to dampen the spirits of the those turning out in force to support Northamptonshire's favourite fundraising bike ride, Cycle4Cynthia!

So it was that, despite the dreary, autumnal conditions which greeted those arriving for the annual event held in aid of Northampton's Cynthia Spencer Hospice at Althorp last month (Sunday 23rd Sept.), hundreds... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Oct 2018 14:08 by Danny Moody

Tags: Miscellaneous

Conference Season

Conference Season

Last Saturday we held the 71st Northants CALC AGM & Conference in Moulton. Go to to find out how it went.

This week Northants CALC CEO, Danny Moody, attended the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) National Conference in Brigg, Lincolnshire. Four clerks from Northamptonshire were also there. The focus of the Conference was bullying and harassment, which is unfortunately... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:56 by Danny Moody

Tags: NCALC News, AGM, National Association

The 2018 AGM & Conference

The 2018 AGM & Conference

The countdown is on to the 2018 Northants CALC AGM and Conference, which is being held this Saturday, 6 October 2018, at Moulton Community Centre in Moulton.

More than 120 delegates have registered for the event, which includes keynote speakers from Locality and De Montfort University.

With an exhibition area including stands from Wicksteed Playgrounds, 2commune, the SLCC Branch and many others, it is... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:36 by Danny Moody

Tags: NCALC News, AGM

Cogenhoe & Whiston PC Up For National Award

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 11:52 by Danny Moody

Tags: NALC

Cycle for Cynthia This Weekend

Cycle for Cynthia This Weekend

Fullback follows in father's footsteps!

Enrique was hot on the heels of his father Julio when he picked up a microphone, Michael famously joined his dad Kirk in the movies and course it wasn't long after George Snr vacated the White House that George W moved in!

Well now Saints, England and world champion rugby player Harry Mallinder will follow a similarly laid parental path, emulating the role that... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 15 Sep 2018 11:49 by Danny Moody

Tags: Miscellaneous

Cyclists with lots to crow about!

Cyclists with lots to crow about!

The Cobblers call on Clarence, the Saints boast Bernie and the Steelbacks swear bv Steeler to summon their fans' support but they're not the only sporting teams in the county with mighty mascots!

You see Colin the Cockerel is the emblem of cycling club Brixworth Velo and while his fellow cheer-raisers might perform a vital task for their respective professional sides, the plastic bird has a rather more... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:56 by Danny Moody

Tags: Miscellaneous

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

Communities in Northamptonshire play a crucial part in helping the police prevent and detect crime and anti-social behaviour. Working together, we can make Northamptonshire a safer place to live and work.

By signing up to Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert, you'll receive messages about crime, witness appeals and general policing activity in your local area, meaning you can better protect yourself... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 09:16 by Danny Moody

Tags: Police

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