Supporting Local Councils in Cornwall


Scribe Accounts: Deploying EV Infrastructure webinar

Scribe are running a s short free webinar on Deploying Electric Vehicle Infrastructure and Regulations on Wednesday June 15th at 10am- 11am. You can find more details and register here: Scribe Academy - Deploying Electric Vehicle Infrastructure into your Villages and Towns Jun 15, 2022 (

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 14:52 by admin

Tags: Environment, Events, Finance & Audit

NALC opens nominations for Star Council Awards 2022

NALC opens nominations for Star Council Awards 2022

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has opened nominations for the Star Council Awards 2022.

The Star Council Awards are an opportunity for local councils, councillors, young councillors, clerks, and county associations to showcase how they are making a change in their communities.

The five award categories this year are:

  • Clerk of the Year
  • County Association Project of the Year
  • Young Councillor... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Apr 2022 14:03 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Events, NALC

LTN 89: Sustainable energy and electric vehicle charging

NALC has published a new Legal Topic Note (LTN) on sustainable energy and electric vehicle charging.

This is an area that is causing much interest to local (parish and town) councils. The LTN gives a broad overview and sets out the position for local councils and their powers in respect of generating or selling electricity, providing EV charging points on council premises including car parks and selling... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:32 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Environment, NALC

DLUHC - Parrish Borrowing : new email and documentation

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) Parish Borrowing Team have issued revised documentation updating and amending the application form and supporting information.
  • The Parish Borrowing teams shared inbox: has now been updated to Currently both email addresses are active.
  • The revised information is available... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:40 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, DLUHC, Finance & Audit

JPAG Practitioners' Guide 2022 published

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published the Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG) 2022 edition of the Practitioners' Guide.

The Joint Panel on Accountability and Governance (JPAG) is responsible for issuing proper practices about the governance and accounts of smaller authorities.

Changes include a re-written section five on the non-statutory guidance for clerks... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Apr 2022 09:04 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Finance & Audit, JPAG

Community Governance Review: Consultation Deadline Extended

The link below is to the Let's Talk Cornwall Community Governance Review page.

This has links to further information and a Consultation Feedback Form for each of the parishes with changes under consideration, the deadline for comments is 29th April 2022.

Community Governance Review | Let's Talk Cornwall

Posted: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 15:45 by admin

Tags: Community Governance Review, Consultation

The Cornwall Plan: Progress Report 2022

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Leadership Board has published the 2022 Progress Report which monitors delivery toward the goals set out in the Cornwall Plan, adopted in December 2020.

Further details can be found here

Posted: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 15:34 by admin

Tags: Cornwall Council, Cornwall Plan, Report

AONB Landscapes consultation deadline

The deadline for comments on the Government Landscapes Review of National Parks and AONBs is approaching on 9th April 2022. The consultation can be accessed via the link below.

Landscapes review (National Parks and AONBs): implementing the review - GOV.UK (

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 12:19 by admin

Tags: AONB, Consultation, Government

Sign up for free online Climate Literacy training before the end of March

Many town and parish councils have taken advantage of being able to access the Climate Literacy training, to support efforts in helping Cornwall respond to the Climate Emergency.

If you haven't already taken up the offer of two free Learning Hub accounts and access to the Cornwall Council Climate Literacy training, you have until the end of March.

You can watch a short video about the climate literacy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 09:08 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Cornwall Council, Training

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