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Happy 75th to NCALC

NCALC 75th

We were delighted to attend the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils 75th Annual Conference and AGM at the Kettering Conference Centre on Saturday.

Following the official business, Danny Moody @ceo_ncalc did a fascinating presentation on the seventy five year history of NCALC (past, present & future). There were balloons, celebrations and cake over lunch.

It was great to see so many... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 13:30 by Admin Team

Tags: Parish Council Websites, Parish Councils, Town Council Websites, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

Back On Home Ground

Back On Home Ground

We had the pleasure of attending the Leicestershire and Rutland Association Of Local Council's AGM on Saturday, September 17th.

It was great to be out and about in Leicestershire again to see many familiar faces and to meet some new Councillors and Clerks.

The morning started with bacon butties. The formal session started with a minutes silence for the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Afterwards there was a review... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 13:00 by Admin Team

Tags: Parish Council Websites, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

Government Announces New Digital Strategy

Chris Philp MP, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy

The new UK Digital Strategy will focus on six key areas and will see the government commit to rolling out 'world class' infrastructure around the country to allow the UK to harness the power of data.

Chris Philp MP, Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, (pictured) said: "Digital technology has transformed our lives and will continue to do so. The UK's economic future, jobs, wage levels, prosperity,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 17:15 by Admin Team

Tags: Parish Council Websites, Strategy, Town Council Websites, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

Get Involved In Your Community

Jackie Weaver - Chief Officer of Cheshire Association of Local Councils

Jackie Weaver (Chief Officer of Cheshire Association of Local Councils), stars in a new video as part of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) #MakeAChange campaign to get more people involved in their local (parish and town) councils.

You can see the video here.

The campaign encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to get involved with their local council and consider putting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 11:20 by Admin Team

Tags: News, Partnership working, Websites for local councils

Another Quality Gold

Another Quality Gold

We're delighted to announce that @CkParish Charlton Kings Parish Council have achieved the Quality Gold Status on the Local Council Award Scheme (LCAS). A big CONGRATULATIONS!

Many of our customers have started their LCAS journey with several already having reached the coveted 'Gold' status.

2commune's website is called UK Local Councils (UKLC) and is designed from the ground up by clerks for clerks.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 09:15 by Admin Team

Tags: Parish Council Websites, Town Council Websites, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Office Christmas Tree

Well we've got our tree up at the office and we were starting to get in the festive mood. Unfortunately now we've all been told to work from home again!

It's certainly been another strange year and it could still get stranger. We've missed seeing you all. Hopefully things will be a bit more normal in 2022 and we'll be able to get out and about again but we're not counting on it.

As we head to the end... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Dec 2021 17:45 by Admin Team

Tags: Christmas, Parish Council Websites, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

LRALC AGM 2019

LRALC AGM 2019

The LRALC held it's first AGM on Saturday, 15th June 2019. This is the first AGM since becoming a limited company on 23rd April last year. The event was held at County Hall in Glenfield, Leicestershire and was well attended.

Following the official business there was an update on LRALC activity followed by an excellent lunch. After lunch Charlotte Eisenhart, Head of Member Services, National Association... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:24 by Admin Team

Tags: LRALC, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

We had a brilliant time at the YLCA Conference in York

We had a brilliant time at the YLCA Conference in York

The YLCA 2018 Conference was held in York last week, there were 75 Yorkshire councils in attendance.

We had a stand, conducted a workshop and made many new friends. The workshop was called; 'How to raise the profile of your council through good use of media and websites'. The workshop was run twice during the day with each session being very well attended.

The picture shows Councillor Keith Orrell -... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:30 by Admin Team

Tags: UK Local Councils, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils

New accessibility regulations for public sector websites

New accessibility regulations for public sector websites

New website accessibility regulations are coming into force next year. You can read all about the new regulations on GOV.UK.

Why Web Accessibility is Important

The Internet is an increasingly important resource in our lives including: education, employment, government, commerce, health care, recreation, and loads of other things. It's important that it's accessible to everyone in order to provide equal... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:00 by Admin Team

Tags: Accessibility, Parish Council Websites, Parish Councils, Town Councils, UK Local Councils, Websites for local councils

Devolution of services to local councils

Devolution of services to local councils

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

Tags: UK Local Councils, UKLC, Websites for local councils, Websites for parish and town councils