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The Countdown is On!

There are just over three weeks to go until the 2019 Northants CALC Annual Conference & AGM, which is being held on Saturday 5 October 2019 at the Moulton Community Centre, Moulton.

The conference is an invitation-only event for councils in membership of Northants CALC and we have over one hundred delegates already booked. There are two fantastic guest speakers - Sarah Mason from the Cornwall Association... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:47 by Danny Moody

Tags: AGM

The best things come in refilled packages!

The best things come in refilled packages!

A husband and wife team have toasted the launch of their latest venture and Northamptonshire's first permanent, fully packaging-free village shop in the most appropriate way - with local coffee in a recycled cup!

Lindsay and Navneet Singh opened 'Re' in their home village of Flore on Friday (16th August), selling a wide range of dried foods, spices, coffee and cleaning products which customers can take... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:56 by Danny Moody

Tags: Misc

Our Leicestershire Colleagues are Looking for a Deputy CEO

Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils

Deputy Chief Executive (Training & Advice)

Circa £29,000 (pro-rata) depending upon experience. 30 hrs per week (potential to become full-time) & attractive pension (9% employer contribution).

This exciting new role within Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) is a permanent position and will be a key role... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 10:46 by Danny Moody

Tags: Vacancies

Northamptonshire to go unitary in 2021

Northamptonshire to go unitary in 2021

Northants CALC welcomes the announcement today by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, that two new unitary councils will be created in Northamptonshire.

One will cover the districts of Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire, and be called "West Northamptonshire Council", and the other will cover the districts of Corby, East... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 14:00 by Danny Moody

Tags: Elections, LGR

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

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