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Support for Ukraine

Support for Ukraine

We have been asked a number of questions on how local councils can offer support to refugees and those at risk in the conflict.

Cornwall Council has prepared this list of charities which are fund raising which can be displayed on your website and social media, as well as printed off and displayed in the parish/town.

Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 09:22 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Charities, Cornwall Council

NALC launches Star Council awards 2022

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched the Star Council Awards 2022, as part of its work to recognise the achievements of the local (parish and town) council sector.

More details about the long-running awards which celebrate the positive impact local councils, councillors, young councillors, clerks and county associations make on their communities, can be found at www.nalc.gov.uk/starcouncilawards... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 11:02 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, NALC

Pledge for nature campaign and local Ecological Emergency Summit

On Thursday 10 March 2022 at 11am CALC will be hosting an online Teams meeting for all interested local councils to highlight the Pledge for nature campaign and local Ecological Emergency Summit.

Carl Warom from Cornwall Council's Nature Recovery Team will introduce the campaign and the plans for the summit, and how you can get involved.

You can read more about aPledge for Nature' and the first Ecological... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:50 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Environment, Events

Supporting Sustainable Development, Flood and Coastal Risk Management and more – the Environment Agency’s role and responsibilities

On Tuesday 22 March 2022 at 2pm - 3.30pm Cornwall Council Positive Planning Team will be running a free online planning training session on Supporting Sustainable Development, Flood and Coastal Risk Management and more – the Environment Agency's role and responsibilities.

For further details and the meeting link contact: nic.phillips@cornwall.gov.uk

Presentations from a number of Positive Planning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Feb 2022 09:01 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Training

NALC past online events free to view

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has made online event recordings freely available on its website.

Subjects range from 'Rebuilding Sustainable Communities' on 28.9.2020 to ' Making Rural Housing more affordable' on 17.11.2021

The full catalogue and links can be viewed here: Online events (nalc.gov.uk)

NALC online events from July 2020 have been made available for free to watch again.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 10:08 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, NALC

Section 137 limit 2022/2023

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has notified the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) that the appropriate sum for the purpose of section 137(4)(a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for local (parish and town) councils in England for 2022/23 is £8.82 per elector.

Further details can be found on the NALC website here: Government confirms Section... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 10:18 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance, Council Business and Process, Finance, Government

Levelling Up White Paper published

The Government has published the Levelling Up White Paper which sets out plans for increased opportunities at a local level.

The full document can be accessed here: Levelling Up the United Kingdom - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 10:31 by admin

Tags: Government, Policy

CALC AGM Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 7pm

CALC are pleased to invite Councillors from our member Councils across Cornwall to a face-to-face CALC Annual General Meeting. On Tuesday 8 March 2022, at 7pm in the Community Centre at St Erme, near Truro.

Our AGM will be a great opportunity for Councillors to network, meet the CALC staff team and the CALC Executive. We are also delighted to welcome Cllr Olly Monk, Cornwall Council Portfolio Holder... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:24 by admin

Tags: AGM, CALC

Casework Assist training for clerks

Cornwall Council are providing several short training sessions for clerks that will provide an overview of the Casework Assist system. This system can help clerks identify the right officers for help with enquiries and track cases.

The next Microsoft Teams session is on:

  • Monday 28 February - 2:00pm

To book a place Clerks should email customerstandards@cornwall.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 15:51 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance

'NO MOW MAY' National Trust Challenge

The National Trust has launched a 'NO MOW MAY' challenge designed to support gardeners to help bees and other pollinators. Full details are here: Take part in the 'No Mow May' challenge | National Trust

Posted: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 13:50 by admin

Tags: Advice and Guidance

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