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Northants CALC eUpdate - Jan/Feb 2014

Welcome to the latest edition of eUpdate from Northants CALC. This first edition of 2014 is full of news of change and new beginnings. There's the exciting launch of superfast broadband in Towcester, a really "special" initiative from Northants Police to recruit more parish special constables, and a progress report on the county council's Highway Warden Scheme. There's the very latest on cheque payments... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:46 by Danny Moody

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Northants CALC eUpdate - November/December 2013

Welcome to the latest eUpdate from Northants CALC.

This edition is packed full of opportunities and offers so read carefully! There is the latest information on the government's Our Place! Programme and a call for proposals under the Sustainable Communities Act. There is an offer of free trees, an article on how to create a council business plan and news of the launch of the brand new Highway Wardens... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:19 by Danny Moody

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Going going...

At long last the legislation that requires all cheques or other orders for payment to be signed by two members of the council is being repealed. The Legislative Reform (Payments by Parish Councils, Community Councils and Charter Trustees) Order 2013 was laid before parliament on Monday. Legislative Reform Orders (LROs) can take anywhere from 7 weeks to 30 weeks to go through the parliamentary process,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:24 by Danny Moody

Tags: Legislation

Vacancy for an Operations Manager at Duston Parish Council

Job title: Operations Manager

Location: Duston Parish Council (DPC)

Salary: NJC points 22-25 (£19817-£21734)

Allowances: Mileage allowance

Hours: 37 hours per week (including evening and weekend hours.)

Responsible to: Parish Executive Officer

Directly responsible for: Caretaking team

Indirectly responsible for: Volunteers

Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:31 by Danny Moody

Tags: Vacancies

AGM 2013

AGM 2013

The 66th Annual General Meeting was held today, 19 October 2013 at the Saxon Hall in Raunds. More than 120 delegates packed the hall to hear from a variety of speakers including Dr Paul Blantern, Chief Executive of Northamptonshire County Council and Debbie Taylor-Bond, Head of Highways & Transport who used the event to launch the new Highways Warden Scheme.

Thank you to all the delegates, sponsors,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 14:46 by Danny Moody

Tags: AGM

Vacancy for Clerk to Potterspury Parish Council

Vacancy for Clerk to Potterspury Parish Council

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:56 by Danny Moody

Tags: Vacancies

Annual Report Now Published

The Annual Report for the year ending 31 March 2013.

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:54 by Danny Moody

Tags: Annual Report

Northants CALC eUpdate - September/October 2013

Welcome to the latest copy of eUpdate from Northants CALC. This issue is packed full of articles and features that should get you thinking! If you are planning a big project there is new funding available to help make sure the project gets off the ground. If you're wondering why one or two of your colleagues aren't contributing as much as others to the work of the council there's an article that offers... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:01 by Danny Moody

Tags: Newsletter, Vacancies

Vacancy Over The Border

Podington Parish Council in Bedfordshire requires a part time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to work an average of 20 hours per month. Duties will include attendance at meetings; preparing agendas, minutes and other meeting papers; dealing with all correspondence; managing finances and preparing Annual Accounts for audit. Council meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday of alternative months.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:45 by Danny Moody

Tags: Vacancies

Northants CALC eUpdate - July/August 2013

This latest eUpdate from Northants CALC includes articles on: assets of community value, highways, superfast broadband, social media and new publications. It is also packed full of handy tips and pointers for parish and town councils plus the usual features including situations vacant, a cautionary tale and a calendar of training opportunities.

As always, we welcome your comments, feedback and suggestions. Click here to read your copy!

Posted: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:32 by Danny Moody

Tags: Newsletter

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