Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Tags: Consultation

What Does Citizenship Mean To You?

The Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement has published its Call for evidence. Interested parties and organisations are invited to submit written evidence to the Committee by 8 September 2017 so the National Association of Local Councils would like to hear your views by 1 September 2017 to inform its response on behalf of the sector.

The Select Committee has been appointed to consider... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:37 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation

Parishes Can Think Big!

Parishes Can Think Big!

Around forty delegates attended our Think Big event on Monday and were challenged to come up with ideas of how parish and town councils can contribute to the future development of the county.

The event was led and facilitated by Wray Irwin, Head of the University of Northampton's Centre for Employability and Engagement. The event was hosted for Northants CALC at the University's Newton Building on the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:39 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation, Members Only

Consultation on 0-19 yr Nursing Services

News from Northamptonshire County Council...

Northamptonshire County Council is responsible for commissioning a public health nursing service covering the full age range from 0 to 19. This includes school nursing, health visiting, specialist breastfeeding and the family nursing partnership.

The consultation will find out what people like about these services, how accessible they are currently and what... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2016 13:38 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation

County Council Consults on Equalities

As part of the duties local authorities have under the Equality Act 2010, Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) must set equality objectives every 4 years that state what the Council will do to try to reduce inequalities in the county.

Based on what NCC knows about the residents of the county, and also informed by conversations with people who deliver services and service users, NCC proposes a set of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:52 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation

A New Era For Kettering Parish Councils?

Tonight Danny Moody, the Northants CALC CEO, will be attending the Kettering Rural Forum, which is a committee of Kettering Borough Council (KBC) that includes representation from all the rural parish councils in the borough.

One of the items on the agenda is to discuss the future of the forum based on a paper produced by Northants CALC. The paper recommends that the A6 Towns Forum and the Rural Forum... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:22 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation

Openness in Local Government

The government has proposed legislation that will permit the filming of and reporting from meetings of town and parish councils. The draft Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 propose that "Any person shall be permitted to attend a meeting… for the purposes of reporting" and goes on to define "reporting" as "filming, photographing or audio recording of proceedings; using any... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:09 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation

The National Body Wants Your Views

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has issued a consultation paper entitled "A New Future: developing the strategy". It has been prepared by NALC's Executive Committee. A copy is available on the Northants CALC web site. NALC has invited all parish councils in England to respond to their consultation and responses should be sent, by 30 August 2013, to Claire Fitzgerald (claire.fitzgerald@nalc.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:26 by Danny Moody

Tags: Consultation