Check out our collection of How to... guides which will help explain some of the regular or occasional activities and events in the life of your council.
We'll add to these as more are put together.
Guide to declaring a vacancy by council or by proper officer using delegated authority
How to get started as a councillor
How to get your councillors started - a clerk's guide (Word Document, 32 Kb)
How to get your councillors started - a clerk's guide
Guide covering casual vacancies with step by step instructions
Guide covering vacancies following a scheduled election with step by step instructions
Guide to managing an Annual Meeting of Parish Council
Guide to managing an Annual Parish Meeting
Guide covering legislation around non-attendance, the six month rule, and how to record in the minutes