Tue, 06 Jan 2015
The 4th edition of the National Training Strategy publication "Being a good councillor – Essential guidance for parish and town councillors" was published in June 2013.
This revised edition is a welcome and much needed resource primarily for new councillors but also for those thinking about becoming a local councillor.
Mon, 17 Jun 2013
Tue, 06 Jan 2015
A councillor's workbook on neighbourhood and community engagement
Wed, 08 Feb 2017
This Plain English Guide to the Localism Bill comes from the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Fri, 07 Jan 2011
The purpose of this consultation is to collect evidence and information to help the Commission develop its thinking about the current VAT rules. It is an opportunity for charities, including village hall management committees, and parish councils to put forward their views and raise awareness of the problems that they face or have had to deal with. The EU website contains details of the Consultation and how to respond direct should you wish to do so. The deadline for responses is 14 February 2014.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013
Affordable Rural Housing: A practical guide for parish councils published by the Rural Housing Alliance "Building a future for your rural community"
Wed, 20 Oct 2010
Throughout England parish, town, community and neighbourhood councils (local councils)* work towards improving community well-being and providing better services at a local level. They are the tier of local government below the level of district, borough or unitary council and are the tier of local government closest to the people. This booklet is for anyone wanting to know more about parish, town, community and neighbourhood councils (local councils), the role of local councillors and what you need to do if you would like to stand as a candidate in local council elections.
Wed, 01 Dec 2010
An update regarding Council Tax Benefit Support Grant from Cllr Ken Browse Chairman of NALC, following his meeting with CLG Minister Brandon Lewis MP on Tuesday.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013
A full copy of the 2014 Annual Return in electronic format.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014
Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Tue, 13 May 2014
Ashby de la Zouch TC has a vacancy for a part time Administrative Assistant (16 hours per week over 4 days. Some flexibility required)
The closing date for applications is 20th September 2013.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013
Matters for consideration from the Audit Commission.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010
August 2013 Leicestershire County Council News (funded by LCC Project Funding).
This is the LCC section of the LRALC Newsletter which is reproduced here for access by LRALC non-member councils (the newsletter itself is members only).
Tue, 13 Aug 2013
BALC County Officer vacancy
- BALC County Officer vacancy (Word Document, 13 Kb)
Thu, 12 Nov 2015
This document explains the benefits of working with the Bank of Ireland
Tue, 27 Jul 2010
Barrow Upon Soar PC - Deputy Clerk vacancy
Fri, 23 Jan 2015
Barrow Upon Soar PC - Weekend Relief Caretaker vacancy
Fri, 23 Jan 2015
Barwell Parish Council has a vacancy for a part time Assistant Clerk (16 hours per week including some evening work)
The closing date for applications is 31st January 2014.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014
This National Training Strategy guide for councillors gives practical guidance on recruiting and managing employees effectively and in compliance with employment legislation.Councils need to deal with a wide range of employment relations issues. A good first step is to have sensible employment policies and procedures that help to handle employment relations issues quickly, fairly and consistently. Policies and procedures should be clear and straightforward,wherever possible.
Tue, 29 Jun 2010
Please find attached details of how to submit nominations for the Birthday 2015 Honours List.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014
Bitteswell Parish Council assumes responsibility for Bittesby Parish on 1st April 2014, so considerably extending the Parish Council boundaries and increasing its number of Parish Councillors by one to 6.
The Parish Council is very active, particularly in planning matters and also in jealously guarding its status as one of the most beautiful villages in Leicestershire, and is actively considering the production of a Neighbourhood Plan. The Council now seeks applications for the post of Parish Clerk and responsible Financial Officer for this interesting and challenging part time position.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014