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.
The Association is the first point of contact for member councils in need of legal advice and support. We are able to offer guidance on all aspect of local government.
Procedural Advice: on procedural matters for member councils is normally answered by our staff in Truro although more complex or unusual queries may be referred to NALC
Financial Advice: through its links with other county associations and outside partners the Association is able to offer financial advice to parish and town councils
Training for Councillors and Clerks: as the lead body in the Cornwall County Training Partnership the Association provides training on all aspects of roles, procedures, current legislation and community planning.
Leaflets and Information: The Association and its partners publish leaflets circulars handbooks forms and notices to facilitate the day-to-day administration of local councils.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:26 by Chris
NALC has issued an updated version of its Legal Briefing Note: The Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity (England), which is relevant to restrictions during political purdah leading up to the forthcoming elections. It can be found in our Documents section here: Legal Briefing More »
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:10 by Chris
A booking form for this event, due to be held on Thursday 20th April 2017 at St Erme Community Centre, can be found here.
See CALC News Weekly Roundup 33 for further details.
Please note that the cost of the course is £65 per person
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:23 by Chris
NALC has recently issued updated versions of 7 Legal Topic Notes:
LTN 31 – Section 137 expenditure
LTN 5 - Parish and Community Council meetings
LTN 80 - Members' Conduct and the Registration and Disclosure of their interests More »