We attended the GAPTC's eighty second AGM on Saturday 20th July at the Highnam Community Centre . It was great to see the GAPTC team again. The picture shows Alison Robinson (GAPTC Chief Executive Officer) with Ray Smith from 2commune.
The day started off with an interesting insight into how the Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue service operates and the challenges it faces. AGM business followed this... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:00 by Admin Team
Hampshire County Council has recently had to apologise after mistakenly publishing a notice on their website stating that Prince Philip had died in what has been blamed on an "internal error."
Many parish and town councils are preparing a plan for the death of a monarch. You probably read the excellent article by Philip Peacock, Town Clerk to Huntington Town Council in the November edition of the SLCC... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:00 by Admin Team
Liz Page, clerk to Belper Town Council was presented with her 'Clerk of the Year' certificate at the Derbyshire Association of Local Council's AGM. The AGM was held at the Pride Park football stadium (home to 'The Rams') on Tuesday, October 9th.
Belper Town Council uses the UKLC meeting management module to run a 'paperless' council. Each Councillor is issued with a tablet device. Liz said that "the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:00 by Admin Team
It was great to see so many of our customers at the Leicestershire County Council Annual Parishes Liaison Event on Monday evening (9th July 2018). Thanks to all of you that came over to our stand for a chat.
An informative evening, started with a networking session and buffet. The formal session held in the council chamber commenced with an opening speech from Guy Jackson (pictured) followed by an update... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 13:52 by Admin Team
I'm sure that you are all aware that GDPR comes into force on May 25th 2018.
GDPR replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils. Local councils and parish meetings must comply with its requirements.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published a comprehensive... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:00 by Admin Team
Many of our customers have started their LCAS journey with several already having reached the coveted 'Gold' status.
Tina Britt, our Managing Director is a member of the Leicestershire and Rutland LCAS assessment panel (pictured here with Andy Ellis - Lutterworth Town Clerk). This helps us to be at the forefront of the requirements and to actively contribute to process improvement. The picture was taken... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:30 by Admin Team
Derbyshire Association of Local Councils 71st AGM was held in the Gothic Warehouse at Cromford Mills. Cromford Mills was the first water-powered cotton spinning mill developed by Richard Arkwright in 1771. It is the birthplace of the modern factory system and internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The day included a fascinating presentation on how to produce a good press release... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:30 by Admin Team
Jonathan Owen (NALC Cheif Executive) is pictured here with Tina Britt from 2commune at the spring conference in Norfolk.
In his presentation to Norfolk parishes, Jonathan said that "results of a recent consultation conducted by NALC showed that over 70% of respondents are keen to get involved in local service delivery".
As higher tier authorities face reduced funding they won't be able to fund discretionary... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 May 2017 18:00 by Admin Team
Ray Smith (from 2commune ) is pictured here with Russell Reeve (Norfolk ALC's County Officer).
The theme of the conference was Sustainability and was held at The Great Britain Centre in Swaffham.
It was a scorching hot day, an upbeat agenda kept everyone's attention. There were lots of questions and the main session was followed by a networking lunch.
We would like to thank all of those who were able... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 May 2017 10:48 by Admin Team
This year's UKLC User Group Conference was held at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on Wednesday, March 22nd.
The theme of the conference was 'Simplify, Standardise and Share'. Sessions were varied and included best practice, case studies and the use of social media. UKLC users were updated on new functionality and features. Delegates were given an opportunity to help shape the future of the product... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:15 by Admin Team