The LRALC office is receiving emails again as normal. The issue was with the server identifying a high level of outgoing emails as suspicious. There was no security breach.
Posted: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 10:12 by Jake Atkinson
As of 12.15pm Tuesday 26th July the LRALC office email (firstname.lastname@example.org) is inaccessible. We are investigating the reason for this and will update here when we have resolved the issue, or identified the problem.
If you receive any email from the office email address that appears unusual please contact us by phone immediately.
The ticket system for queries and advice remains unaffected.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 12:21 by Jake Atkinson
All resources from this event can now be found online, here.
Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 10:54 by Jake Atkinson
The first face to face annual joint LRALC & Leics County Parish Conference for 3 years is underway! It is also the first hybrid conference we've run, meeting the challenges of the new world we live in. We have had over 100 delegates book to attend in person.
A great turnout from parishes, and Jonathan Owen from NALC now speaking. Levelling Up, N'hood Planning, and Net Zero Carbon on the agenda.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 18:29 by Jake Atkinson
A reminder to all small (sub £25,000 turnover) parish councils that the deadline to publish the annual data sets required by law is rapidly approaching.
The statutory deadline is 1st July each year and the following items must all be published on a website:
- All items of income and expenditure above £100.
- End of year accounts. The end of year accounts should be accompanied by a copy of the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 16:42 by Jake Atkinson
We often get queries from members of the public and councillors alike regarding the role and powers of members of the public in parish council meetings. It can best be summarised as a statutory right to observe the business undertaken at formal meetings of a council, akin to being able to sit outside the goldfish bowl and observe what goes on inside.
We are asked "how does a member of the public propose... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 11:37 by Jake Atkinson
The office will be closed today due to staff leave and the June meeting of the LRALC Board. We will respond to any emails or phone messages by Tuesday 14th June.
Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 09:54 by Jake Atkinson
LRALC and LCC would like to invite Leicestershire parishes to this year's Annual Parish Liaison Event which will take place on the evening of Monday 4th July 2022 at County Hall, Glenfield.
The event will begin with a Market Place of LCC service departments and Partner Agencies offering information, advice, and guidance on a variety of topics. Jonathan Owen, CEO of NALC will be providing a national... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 11:21 by Jake Atkinson
LRALC have arranged to offer a new series of training courses in an area of increasing demand, namely Community Engagement, Consultation, and Involvement.
As parish and town councils increase their sphere of influence, control, and service delivery (not to mention financial resources funded by council tax), the need for councils to have a clear understanding of the need for and the benefits of community... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 12:17 by Jake Atkinson