Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland


Email Issues Resolved

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

Tags: Email, Lralc, Office

IMPORTANT - LRALC Office Email Down

As of 12.15pm Tuesday 26th July the LRALC office email ( 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

Tags: Email, Lralc, Office

Will Your Council Take The Civility & Respect Pledge?

Will Your Council Take The Civility & Respect Pledge?

Civility and respect should be at the heart of public life, and good governance is fundamental to ensuring an effective and well-functioning democracy at all levels.

The intimidation, abuse, bullying and harassment of councillors, clerks and council staff, in person or online, is unacceptable, whether by councillors, clerks, council staff, or public members.

This can prevent councils from functioning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 19:35 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Bullying, Civility, Nalc, Respect, Slcc

Materials and recording from Leicestershire Parish Conference 4th July 2022

All resources from this event can now be found online, here.

Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 10:54 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Conference, Lcc, Lralc.

Joint LRALC & Leics County Council Parish Conference Underway

Joint LRALC & Leics County Council Parish Conference Underway

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

Tags: Conference, Lcc, Lralc.

REMINDER - Sub £25,000 turnover councils - annual data sets due

REMINDER - Sub £25,000 turnover councils - annual data sets due

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

Tags: Audit, Meetings, Minutes, Parish Council, Small, Transparency

Office Closed For Board Meeting - Monday 13th June 2022

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

Tags: Lralc, Office

Leicestershire Annual Parish Liaison Event – Monday 4th July 2022

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

Tags: Conference, Lcc, Liaison

NEW TRAINING COURSE: 7th June - Building a two-way conversation with the wider community

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

Tags: Consultation, Lralc, Training

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