Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

Empowering Parish and Town Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

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What Does 2018 Have In Store?

What Does 2018 Have In Store?

Happy New Year to all the hard-working parish and town councillors and clerks in Northamptonshire and beyond!

It has been a feature of the parish sector for the past decade or more that it gets busier and busier with each passing year, and there is no sign that 2018 will buck the trend! It makes it an exciting sector to be in but also a challenging one.

One of the things we know is going to happen in... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:28 by Danny Moody

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Could You Be The Next Director?

Could You Be The Next Director?

Northants CALC has a vacancy for a director. This is an opportunity to join a progressive and ambitious board of directors at an exciting time for the organisation.

If you are a clerk or a councillor of a parish or town council in Northamptonshire then you are eligible to apply.

We're looking for someone who really wants to make a difference to local government in Northamptonshire. If this might be you... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:41 by Danny Moody

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Vacancy For A Director At Northants CALC

Due to the resignation of Linda Carter, Northants CALC has an immediate vacancy on it's board for a director.

The Association is constantly developing and growing and is looking for a councillor or clerk from a member council in Northamptonshire to join its board and help take it even further. If that could be you please see below for the full vacancy notice and the Information for Candidates, which... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Oct 2016 10:00 by Danny Moody

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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

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Transparency Fund Tops £500k

The Transparency Fund for parish councils with a turnover of less than £25,000 has awarded grants worth £514,000 to date.

755 grants have been approved with a further 200 expected to be approved in early February.

34 parish councils in Northamptonshire have received a grant so far totalling £19,340.34.

If your council has a turnover of less than £25,000, is working towards compliance... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:56 by Danny Moody

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Could You Be A Director At Northants CALC?

Could you be a director at Northants CALC? Due to a resignation we have an immediate vacancy on the board of directors. The position is open to any clerk/councillor of a parish council or clerk/chairman of a parish meeting in membership of Northants CALC at the time of application. Please click here to see the formal vacancy notice and here for a pack of information for candidates including an application... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 18:25 by Danny Moody

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Transparency Fund Open For Business

The government has made funding available to assist parish councils to achieve compliance with the Transparency Code. A fund of £3.4 million over three years will be administered on behalf of government by the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) and delivered through County Associations (CALCs).

The fund is available to parish and town councils whose turnover is below £25,000,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:33 by Danny Moody

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Member Services & Benefits

The Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (Northants CALC) belongs to the parish and town councils in the county. This booklet intends to inform you about our work, the services we provide and the benefits that membership of the Association brings.

Posted: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:53 by Danny Moody

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