Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

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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

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

Top tip – Election of Chairman and Annual Parish Council Meetings

By the end of this month every Parish Council should have held their Annual Parish Council Meeting, and the Chairman of the Parish Council should have called the Annual Parish Meeting (which must be held by 1st June each year).

LRALC is aware from some of the notices, minutes and agendas that we have seen that there is still confusion in some quarters about the requirements in relation to these meetings.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 May 2022 16:05 by admin

Tags: Guidance, LRALC, annual meeting, chairman

Could you be one of LRALC’s next Company Directors?

Leicestershire and Rutland Association of Local Councils has a long and proud history of supporting parish and town councils and parish meetings over more than 80 years.

We are a professional membership association for local councils. In 2022 our role and range of services as a county association is greater than ever, and in 2018 we became the first County Association to achieve 100% membership of councils... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Jan 2022 11:27 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Board, Director, LRALC

Will you be LRALC's next Deputy Chief Executive?

Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils

Deputy Chief Executive (Training & Advice)

Circa £30,000 depending upon experience.

Full Time (37 hrs per week, potential to reduce to 30 hrs if required) with 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... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 16:45 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Job, Lralc, Vacancy

Personnel Advice Solutions - May 2021 #2 newsletter

Council News - May 2021 #2

Posted: Fri, 21 May 2021 10:34 by admin

Tags: Employment, LRALC, Newsletter

Personnel Advice Solutions - May 2021 newsletter

Council News - May 2021

Posted: Wed, 19 May 2021 11:34 by admin

Tags: Employment, LRALC, Newsletter

You have no authority here Jackie Weaver..........!

The job of running a County Association of Local Councils can be a challenging one. As well as running and developing an organisation with no guaranteed funding, you have to be on the ball 100% of the time when giving formal advice to councils. Even advice which may appear innocuous when being given can end up being publicly scrutinised by any one of a number of people wishing to show that advice to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 09:54 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Handforth Parish Council, Lralc

LRALC secures £50,000+ of funding for Leicestershire local councils

LRALC is proud to have secured a total of over £50,000 (and climbing) of emergency funding for Leicestershire local councils over the last couple of months. The vast majority of this money may not have been available for our member councils without the direct involvement of LRALC (with partnership support from LCC).

The money has been provided to a number of member councils to offset the financial... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 19:06 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Coronavirus, Funding, LRALC, Membership

Leicestershire Parish & Town Council Budget and Precept Zoom Briefings 26th & 27th November

Run in partnership with Leicestershire County Council.

Topic: Budget and Precept Briefing 26th November 6pm

Time: Nov 26, 2020 6:00 PM

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Topic: Budget and Precept Briefing 27th November 10am
Time: Nov 27, 2020 10:00 AM London

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Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:48 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Coronavirus, Guidance, LRALC