Lorraine Morton

New! Optima offers Pay as you Use Member Service to assist with Occupational Health support

Optima has launched a Pay as you Use Member service to assist with Occupational Health support.  You do not need to be part of our Employee Assistance Programme which is now available for both employees and councillors.  To help you fulfil your health and safety duties as an employer, Optima Health, now offers a pay […]

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Website Members Area Updates! Members Benefits, FAQ’s, GPN’s, Templates & Elections Toolkit plus media resources and newly launched Internal Auditors Register. BC Street Trade Licences, Parish Liaison and more

Dear Colleagues You may not have noticed but Lorraine has been extremely industrious and, amongst some very impressive juggling and balancing, has also been reviewing and polishing areas of our website.  This is just the front end of the engine that feeds me with details about our courses and their uptake and how we use

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Annual Subscription invoices and key benefits of your membership

Dear Colleagues Welcome to the end of the soggiest financial year in a while apparently,  I hope all is going well as you gather all your financial queries into one place and receive the right answers to them all.   The annual subscription invoices for BMKALC and NALC’s affiliation fees have now been sent out.  Please

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Flooding, Elections Preparation, Community Board Boundaries, D-Day 80 Flag of Peace, Garden Party Invitations and Risk Assessments & Martyns Law

Dear Clerks and Councillors Lets not even mention the weather! If you are experiencing flooding, you can call Floodline for advice at 03459881188. You should report flooding to Buckinghamshire Council and Flood help and advice | Milton Keynes City Council (milton-keynes.gov.uk)  If it is an emergency and flooding is causing a risk to life, you must call

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NALC Chief Executive’s update, BC Planning Forum, Buckinghamshire Council adopted the D-AGT1 Supplementary Document 

Dear Colleagues Finally my afternoon school run completes whilst it is still light, hurrah!  It’s surprising how this small extension to our daylight hours boosts mood and energy levels and we see that reflected in your queries and contacts. Last week we concluded our Free January 2024 Training Events.  Our final event was beset with technical

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Free January, Parish Focus Groups, PWLB Loans and congratulations to Paula our fastest ever CiLCA Graduate!

Dear Council Colleagues Week 2 of Free January completed.  This week we heard from our young and future rising stars in our communities and local government, looked at how we can sell and market our parishes using interactive tours and looked at keeping our websites trim, fit for purpose and legal. Thank you to our

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NALC Legal Bulletin, Employment Contract For Clerks, MK Elections 2024, ICO Update

Dear Colleagues CLERKS PLEASE CIRCULATE TO COUNCILLORS Well, I definitely saw tiny flakes of snow.  However the sledges are wedged so high up in the rafters of the garage, I don’t need any more snow as I can’t reach them! I trust that for those communities that have been flooded out, that the necessary support

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Buckinghamshire Council – Severe Weather Emergency Provision (SWEP) – rough sleepers – Emergency Contacts

Severe Weather Emergency Provision (SWEP) – rough sleepers Buckinghamshire Council – Severe Weather Emergency Provision (SWEP) – rough sleepers – Emergency Contacts As the weather is exceptionally cold, if you see anyone sleeping out on the streets of Buckinghamshire, please contact StreetLink via https://www.streetlink.org.uk or phone 0300 500 0914, who will notify our dedicated Outreach

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