If you are visiting this site as a councillor from a member council and are looking for information and support for your council during the current crisis you can find this on a special non-public page on our website, the link for which has been sent to all member councils via the clerk. Please contact us if you need the link sending.
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:00 by Jake Atkinson
Please note that as of Monday 23rd March the LRALC office is closed in line with government advice. Please note:
- The answer machine WILL be checked daily, please leave a message and we WILL get back to you (but leave a number!).
- Use the "ticket" system to place queries and you will usually get a same day response.
- Emails will be checked daily but response times may be slightly longer for these.
- Please... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 21:15 by Jake Atkinson
VE DAY 75 – 8TH MAY 2020:
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PAY TRIBUTE
TO THE HUGE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN DURING THE DARK DAYS OF WWII
VE Day 75 provides an exceptional opportunity to pay tribute to the millions of women who contributed so much to the war effort during 1939-45. They played a vital role during the years of conflict, most of them not knowing if their husbands, sons, daughters and sweethearts... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:10 by Jake Atkinson
The LRALC office will be closed from midday on Tuesday 24th December until 8am Thursday 2nd January.
Please continue to place queries with us using the ticket system during this period so that we can provide you with a response as quickly as possible in the new year.
Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:41 by Jake Atkinson
This year's #OurDay will take place on 19 November. Now a regular campaign fixture in the annual calendar, #OurDay is the Local Government Association's annual 24-hour social media marathon for local government, so gives local (parish and town) councils, councillors, and clerks a great opportunity to share their stories of how they improve the quality of life of residents. We would really like local... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 18:07 by Jake Atkinson
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has piloted its first-ever Peer Review at Chippenham Town Council in Wiltshire recently.
This exciting joint initiative between NALC and the Local Government Association (LGA), part of their joint work on sector-led improvement, helps to showcase the strong ambition within the sector to rise to the challenge of devolution and to raise the standard within... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:35 by Jake Atkinson
As always at this time of year we are publishing information to assist our member councils in ensuring that they are compliant and are fulfilling legal requirments placed upon them with regards to the annual audit process for all councils.
Councils which were eligible to certify as exempt from external audit (ie below £25k turnover), and did so, will receive nothing further from their external... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:01 by Jake Atkinson
Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils
Deputy Chief Executive (Training & Advice)
£30,000+ (pro-rata) depending upon experience. 30 hrs per week (potential to become full-time) & attractive pension
Leicestershire and Rutland CALC provides member services to parish and town councils across the two counties. As part of the Association's commitment to improving the first... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:24 by Jake Atkinson
At it's Board Meeting on 10th September 2019 the LRALC Board of Directors elected Cllr John Springthorpe as Chairman and Cllr Tony Hirons as Vice-Chairman for 2019-20. Both have served on the Board and previously the Executive for some time now, John as Vice-Chairman.
This means we have had to say goodbye to Cllr Guy Jackson as Chairman, though he will remain as a Board Member. Guy has acted as Chairman... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:20 by Jake Atkinson
Unfortunately, due to staff illness, the Clerks 1 training planned for today (2nd September 2019) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.
Apologies for the inconvenience.
Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 11:38 by admin