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Pension Education Class - Additional Date!

Pension Education Class - Additional Date!

Northants CALC's pensions partner, The Pension House, held a Pension Education Class in January and it was a huge success so another class will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. The session will run from 10am – 12noon.

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) asks employers to engage with the workers to ensure good pension outcomes. This is not so easy to do without suffering 'down time' in the business. TPR... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 May 2019 11:20 by Danny Moody

Tags: Miscellaneous, Training

Local Council EXPO 2019

Building on the success of EXPO 2016 working with the National Association of Local Councils (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. The event will be held on 21 June 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre in Droitwich Spa.

The aim... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:05 by Danny Moody

Tags: Events, Funding

Piers praises pedallers!

Piers praises pedallers!

Saints star Piers Francis has poured praise on those pedallers who ignored the rain and turned out in force last autumn for the county's favourite annual bike ride, Cycle4Cynthia, as he helped launch the event for 2019!

The centre, who is a passionate cyclist himself, was on hand at Franklin's Gardens (Tuesday 2nd April) to pay tribute to the hundreds of riders who, despite the miserable weather at... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:19 by Danny Moody

Tags: Miscellaneous

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 www.northantscalc.com/agm.html 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: AGM, NCALC News, 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: AGM, NCALC News

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

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