DALC's 2017 AGM will be held on 11th October 2017 in the Gothic Warehouse at Cromford Mills, Cromford, DE4 3RQ, starting at 11am.
The draft Agenda is now available. If any Councillor or Clerk in Derbyshire would like to attend this meeting, please contact the DALC office. We look forward to welcoming you all and having your contribution on how we can best continue to serve the Councils in Derbyshire.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:00 by Wendy Amis
The DALC offices have moved to:
Ground Floor, The Old Loom Shop
Cromford, DE4 3RQ
Tel: 01629 826655
Please could you update your records accordingly.
If you would like to come and see us in our new abode, Wendy and Glen have organised an open house on Thursday 13th July between 11am and 2pm. Please do come in and say hello.
Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:07 by Wendy Amis
The local government unions' have this week submitted a pay claim which is open to consultation among local councils.
- The pay claim for 2018/19 includes a 5% increase on all NJC pay points, the deletion of NJC pay points 6, 7, 8 & 9 (the deletion of these pay points to occur after the 5% increase has been applied to ensure that no NJC pay points fall below the Foundation Living Wage rate of £8.45... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:06 by Wendy Amis
The latest Circular is now available with the following information:
~ DALC Spring Seminar Feedback
strong>Transparency Fund – Small Councils (under £25,000 turnover)
New edition of Good Councillor Guide 2017
strong>Updated Legal Topic Notes
Neighbourhood Planning Bill signed into law
Coaching sessions for councillors or clerks
strong>NALC Star Council Award 2017
Grants and... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 10:30 by Wendy Amis
Our 2017 training programme is coming together with the first courses now in the calendar and open for booking:
Clerk's essential training - 4th April, Bakewell
Councillor's essential training - 18th May, Hilton
Freedom of Information and Data Protection Training - 22nd May, Belper
Chair Skills - 5th June, Ripley
Councillor's essential training - 27th June, Chesterfield
Tree and Woodland Management - 18th... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:18 by Wendy Amis
Latest news and updates including the Report on the State of Rural Services in England, NALC's spotlight council (Bradwell), discretionary business rate relief on public toilets, 800th anniversary tree charter and the better broadband subsidy scheme
Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:43 by Wendy Amis
The team at NALC have updated legal topic notes 36 - Unfair Contract Terms and 42 - Occupiers' Liability, both worth reading in terms of understanding your liabilities.
Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:17 by Wendy Amis
Latest circular now available with information on:
- Subscription Charges 2017/2018
- Transparency Code for Smaller Local Councils
- Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments (SAAA) for 2017/18 – 2021/22 returns
- NALC New Year Message
- HR Matters
Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:40 by Wendy Amis
NALC's Chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter, has sent a new year message to all member councils.
Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:27 by Wendy Amis