Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire


Wildlife & Rural Crime Week of Action

Northants CALC is proud to be a partner working with Northamptonshire Police and will be posting news items from parishes around Northamptonshire who have taken action to reduce crime in their areas.


We are now approaching the end of our first year with a PCSO and we can report that we are very pleased with the work he is doing and his impact on crime and nuisance behaviour... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 08:56 by

Tags: Police

Building Communities Prospectus Launched

Today at the Northants CALC Conference & AGM, Chief Executive Danny Moody, announced the publication of the Building Communities prospectus, which sets out the role of parish and town councils in the context of unitary local government.

Speaking at the event, Danny said "All of our engagement work has led to our thoughts being distilled into this Building Communities prospectus. We believe that... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 05 Oct 2019 10:00 by Danny Moody


AGM Bookings Closed

Booking for the Northants CALC Conference and AGM has now closed. By last night's deadline over one hundred and fifty delegates had booked, making this the biggest and busiest Conference ever.

Joining instructions will be sent out to delegates this Friday, 27 September 2019 and all the details and downloadable papers will be available at https://www.northantscalc.com/agm.html.

We're looking forward to a brilliant day...... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 13:58 by Danny Moody

Tags: AGM

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

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