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Cornwall Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Cornwall

Calc Cornish Tin Mine

County Executive Officer: Sarah Mason
Unit 1, 1 Riverside House
Heron Way Newham, Truro

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    Promoting and developing the work of local councils at district, regional and national levels.

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    Advice and Information

    Keeping you up-to-date with legislation and best practise.

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    Training & Equipping

    Providing a comprehensive schedule to equip individuals and councils.

Welcome to Cornwall Association of Local Councils

The Cornwall Association of Local Councils is the membership association for parish and town councils in the Duchy. The Association offers support in all aspects of the work of local councils in Cornwall.

Kowethas Kernow Konsels Leek yw an Gowethas Eseleth rag Konsels y'n Dugeth. An Gowethas a wra profya skoodhyans yn pub enepik oll ober Konsels leek yn Kernow.

Formed by Parish Councils - Run for Parish Councils - Delivering to Parish Councils

The Cornwall Association of Local Councils is the County Association affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC), the only body in the country specialising in the work of Parish and Town Councils and Parish Meetings.

The Association is the first point of contact for member local councils in need of advice on a range of topics, ranging from legal, financial and technical to more general advice.

Latest News

CALC Vacancy

CALC Vacancy

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:25 by Chris


Salary £17772 p.a. pro rata

We're seeking a part-time experienced administrator for our office in Truro to play a big role in our small team supporting parish and town councils. More »

You must have great office and organisational skills with the ability to work on your own initiative. You must be a people person with good interpersonal skills, telephone manner and an ability to prioritise your work to meet our members' needs.An attention to detail and a willingness to learn are essential.

Download an application pack from our documents section/ see below.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday January 22nd, 2018

Western Power Distribution Stakeholder Workshop

Western Power Distribution Stakeholder Workshop

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:04 by Bethany Hibbs

Western Power Distribution have asked that we circulate an invite to their stakeholder workshop. Details of which are below.


'As you may be aware, WPD is currently part-way through its current business plan period (RIIO-ED1), which runs until 2023. The workshops will provide an opportunity for you to critically evaluate how we are performing, as well as to tell us your priorities for the future, including the next business plan period (RIIO-ED2).Your feedback will be invaluable to help shape our thinking on a number of long-term, strategic challenges facing electricity networks.'

Dates and locations

Cornwall (St Mellion International Resort), 30th January 2018

To register for the event please use the following link: http://wpd-cornwall---annual-workshops.qmeeto.com/

Workshop content

Topics that will be covered include but are not limited to:

  • Smart technology and innovation
  • Supporting customers in vulnerable situations and in fuel poverty
  • Connecting low carbon technologies and electric vehicles to the grid
  • Resilience to severe weather and emergencies
  • Our environmental responsibilities
  • Our transition to a Distribution System Operator

If there are any other areas you think we should cover at the workshops, please let us know by filling in the text box on the registration page. We will endeavour to incorporate your topic suggestions into the event. » Less

Job Vacancies Currently Available

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:52 by Bethany Hibbs

We have this morning added a further vacancy to our vacancies page: