Lorraine Morton

Round Table, NALC Star Council Awards, Financial Regulations Template Reminder, Extraordinary Meetings

You may be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped into Autumn and I hear reports of even our most resilient of colleagues being drawn back to the central heating controls and here we are in mid July.  Still, schools are breaking up, suitcases are being hauled out of lofts and this weekend you will be unable […]

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

As the weather is exceptionally hot, 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 workers. If you see anyone you believe to be under the age of 18 and/or are concerned about the health or welfare

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NALC Free LGA Webinars for Councillors, AGAR deadline, Elections Toolkit for Members

Dear Colleagues It has been a busy week at BMKALC with four training courses, Councillor’s essentials session 2 and 3, Clerks Induction and CiLCA Unit 2 for Group 1.  You should all have been very busy finalising your AGAR’s.  The deadline is the end of June for submission and remember if you are not required

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NALC Good Councillors Guide update, Members EAP Programme Expansion, NJC Pay Award, Biodiversity Seminar Rescheduled

Well campers it might be time to dust off the deckchairs as I believe a settled spell of better weather is heading our way next week.  Goodness knows we would all welcome it. I was on annual leave last week, and been frantic all this week so if you have felt a little neglected, that’s

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New NALC Model Financial Regulations, BC Licencing workshops, CiLCA 2024 Intake

Dear Members Another beautiful morning to enjoy.  A good day to walk around your patch!  Usually we our scheduled inspections and tours seem to coincide with the dankest of days! You will now have received the new NALC Model Financial Regulations as part of your NALC members benefit.  The timing has not been helpful, this

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Youth Councillors Awards, Community Energy Projects, Committee on Standards in Public Life (COSIPL)consultation on accountability in public bodies

Dear Colleagues Happy Bank Holiday! (…and it may even be dry, probably jinxed it now, certainly doesn’t look very dray at the moment!) This week, Youth Councillors Awards, Cllr Paul Harvey and I were delighted to attend MKCC to present Certificates to the Youth Council representatives who worked with us on our Conference last year.   Community

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New Community Hub in Springfield to open early 2025.Expressions of interest now open for a Café operator

Campbell Park Community Council are offering a unique opportunity for a not-for-profit organisation, charity, social enterprise or community organisation to operate the Community Hub café at Campbell Park Community Council Community Hub in Springfield, Milton Keynes – due to open early 2025. This amazing opportunity to work in partnership with Campbell Park Community Council to

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BC Street Licencing Consultation; NALC digital publications go digital only, BMKALC Administration Assistant

Dear Colleagues Just don’t look out the window, it’s grey, it’s wet and I’ve had to turn the heating back on!  On the other hand the weather has offered no distraction from what has been a very busy week! As you might reasonably expect we have been a hive of activity following the BC Street

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