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Christmas Message from 2commune 2019

Christmas Tree

It's been another busy and exciting year here at 2commune.

We launched our new responsive template earlier this year. The first website to go live with the new template was 2commune (we always practice what we preach).

This year, we have established an office in the north to be closer to the rapidly growing customer base in the northern areas. This seasonal picture was taken in York where the new office... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 16:00 by Admin Team

Tags: Christmas, UKLC, Websites for parish and town councils

2commune Scores Hat-Trick at the Proact Stadium

2commune Scores Hat-Trick at the Proact Stadium

We attended the 73rd DALC AGM at the Chesterfield Football Club today.

The official business was followed with a talk by Peter McCrea member of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), based at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

Following Peter's presentation the results of the DALC Excellence Awards were announced.

We're very proud that the winner of each category is from a council using a UK Local Councils... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:45 by Admin Team

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

YLCA 75th Annual Conference

YLCA 75th Annual Conference

We had a great day at the YLCA conference held on Friday 13th September at the Mercure Fairfield Manor Hotel in Skelton, York.

The day started at 10:00am and included fascinating presentations from Waverley Community Council and Barlby & Osgodby Town council on innovative community projects they'd worked on. There was a lovely sit down lunch followed by an afternoon of workshops.

It was great to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:00 by Admin Team

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

GAPTC AGM 2019

GAPTC AGM 2019

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

Tags: UK Local Councils, UKLC, 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

Operation London Bridge - Don't get caught out!

Operation London Bridge - Don't get caught out!

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

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

Derbyshire Local Council Clerk of the Year 2018

Derbyshire Local Council Clerk of the Year 2018

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

Tags: Awards, UKLC, 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

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) What's it all about?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) What's it all about?

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

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

Christmas Message from 2commune

Christmas Message from 2commune

We've had another fantastic year thanks to you (our customers), it's been great working with you all. The 2017 User Group was the first big event of the year. This was a roaring success and we're now busy developing the new features that you all voted for.

Many smaller councils have joined the UKLC family over the last couple of years having benefited from transparency code funding. The fund comes to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:30 by Admin Team

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