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TRAINING FOR COUNCILLORS

As a Town or Parish Councillor, it's important to keep up-to-date with the latest legislation and meeting procedures.  You can do this by attending our well-regarded courses and seminars and, if you are a chairperson, our chairs' networking sessions too.

Thursday, 26 January 2023

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Held online

Two-part course for Councillors: 26 January & 2 February 2023


Understanding how Parish and Town Councils work and your role and responsibilities is not easy, particularly if you are new to local government. This induction course explains the legal framework giving you the confidence to take a full part in your Council and make a difference in your local area. 

Tuesday, 21 February 2023

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Held online

Two-part course for Councillors: 21 & 22 February 2023


Understanding how Parish and Town Councils work and your role and responsibilities is not easy, particularly if you are new to local government. This induction course explains the legal framework giving you the confidence to take a full part in your Council and make a difference in your local area. 

Thursday, 23 February 2023

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Held online

Our chairs' networking sessions are a forum to talk to others in the same role to sound out ideas and ask us for support. These informal sessions have received fantastic feedback so if you are a chairperson or vice-chairperson and would like to connect with others with the same role, join us!

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

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Held online

Understanding how the planning system operates and routinely considering planning applications are key responsibilities of parish and town councils.  We look at the process from both the parish/town council and district/borough council perspective and how to manage the expectations of the public who are likely to attend our meetings.

Thursday, 16 March 2023

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Held online

You'll be taken step-by-step through the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Plan for your parish. We'll look at the advantages of having a Neighbourhood Plan, the stages for producing a plan, and the time and resource commitment required.  This course includes a case study example of a Norfolk village Neighbourhood Plan – what has worked and what hasn’t.

Tuesday, 21 March 2023

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Queen's Hills Community Centre, Costessey

Our popular seminar is the opportunity to update yourself on key topics of interest and network with like-minded clerks and councillors.  The day will include sessions led by the Norfolk PTS team and invited speakers, as well as break-out sessions during the afternoon.

Wednesday, 29 March 2023

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Held online

This course guides you through the requirements of data protection legislation to ensure that your council is compliant.  Your council needs to manage, review and record how it deals with data protection, along with subject access requests and data breaches.

Thursday, 20 April 2023

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Held online

This informal session is an opportunity for councillors to have their council questions answered and share ideas.

Friday, 21 April 2023

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Held online

Our chairs' networking sessions are a forum to talk to others in the same role to sound out ideas and ask us for support. These informal sessions have received fantastic feedback so if you are a chairperson or vice-chairperson and would like to connect with others with the same role, join us!

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