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10 am - 3 pm

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.


Monday, 16 October 2023


The Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, Costessey NR8 5AH


Julie King, Sara Campbell, Laura Apps-Green, Di Dann


£54 subscribers | £67.50 non-subscribers including lunch and refreshments

Our speakers are:

Laura Apps-Green & Julie King, Norfolk PTS

Using social media to communicate with parishioners: a useful tool or a poison chalice?

David Fowler, Planning Tutor and retired Planning Director

How to make effective planning comments plus planning reforms update

Colin Studholme Former Director of Gloucester Wildlife Trust and Simon Lee, Former CEO of Wimbledon Common

Why green space is important - Colin and Simon (who are now Norfolk Clerks) will discuss the social aspects, impact of biodiversity, climate change, and good management practice

Helen Fooks, Vue IT Training

Why you need to be file sharing

Andy Fooks, Ambulance Service Paramedic

Public access defibrillators – everything you need to know

Break-out session topics include allotments, social media, village hall and charity Q&A, Word & Excel Q&A, Planning Q&A, How to use a defib, Managing open spaces for wildlife, email advice, risk management and budgeting tips.


We'll send you joining instructions around a week before the seminar is due to be held.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the seminar fee so please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

Comments from our last seminar held in March 2023:

A very informative seminar. All speakers delivered a professional presentation, with plenty of interaction from delegates. It was a great networking opportunity and the superb lunch was very welcome. Thank you.

Excellent as always.

Very good. Always learn something new.


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