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New Model Code of Conduct: Consultation

Eighteen months after the Committee on Standards in Public Life reported to the Prime Minister on improving ethical standards in local government, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has been pleased to have worked with the Local Government Association (LGA) to take forward the recommendation to develop an updated national model code of conduct for all tiers of local government. This... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:23 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Consultations, Governance, NALC

NALC release 'Points of Light'

NALC have released their annual publication showcasing the good work done by local councils across the country. Possible inspiration for ideas and initiatives in your community ...

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 10:14 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Council business, NALC

Website Accessibility Guidance from NALC

NALC have provided some guidance to support parish and town councils become compliant with the Website Accessibility legislation by 23rd September 2020

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:35 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Website Accessibility

ACRE guidance on reopening of village halls for pre school

ACRE have provided updated guidance on the re opening of village halls and community centres to accommodate pre school facilities. It is now acceptable for these facilities to open for children other than key workers so long as the governments recommended measures to minimise the spread of Covid 19 can be implemented. For more information go to the Rural Action Derbyshire website.

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 15:22 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Useful

Easy guide to registering your footpaths and rights-of-way

Thanks to Charlesworth parish councillor Peter Cooper for putting together an easy, step-by-step guide to registering your footpaths and rights-of-way via the county council's mapping portal. The easy-to-follow guide is attached here.

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 13:17 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Parishes

3rd DALC Excellence Awards - entries now open!

NOW in their 3rd year, DALC's Excellence Awards are now open for entries.

Celebrating the outstanding work done across Derbyshire by our parish and town councils, there are three categories: Council of the Year, Clerk of the Year and Councillor of the Year.

Entries are invited from anyone within Derbyshire - whether they're involved with a council or a member of the public. An entry form can be found... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 16:52 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Events, agm, awards

DALC's new online training via Zoom

WHILE lockdown is in place, we've linked up with the Zoom platform to deliver all our training sessions online. Same informative content, same great trainers - and plenty of opportunity for interaction and Q&A. We've just added May's courses to our training calendar.

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 18:01 by Wendy Amis

Tags: Coronavirus, Training

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