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Pop-Up Cafe´

Would you like an opportunity to network with other clerks and councillors? This informal gathering will allow you to meet others to chat about issues which affect the local council sector, as well as providing information on the Local Council Award Scheme and training opportunities including CiLCA.

Thursday October 18th



The Mandeville Hall, Burwell. Cambridge. CB25 0DU.

For further information contact:
01480 375629


Share the Vision Shape the Future

 Our annual Clerks and Councillors catch up day - Share the Vision, Shape the Future was held at Hemingford Abbots Village Hall on Friday 29th June. The event was well attended with representatives from councils across the county. 

Speakers included Henry Clark, Jonathan Owen Chief Executive of NALC, Sandy Gilchrist, Denis Payne, Ross Bullard (Came and Company) and David Symes and Jon Cousins rom The Company of Community Organisers and Ian Dewar.  

Conference Feedback

"I left the conference feeling very inspired and motivated to get round the village to ask what people want rather than getting people to fill in forms". 

"I felt better equipped to deal with some of the issues covered". 

"Very motivated to put into practice some of the tips etc. Encouraged that we are on the right track re GDPR". 

"Thanks for a brilliant day today one and all.  Got a lot out of it".

Next year's event will be held on Friday 28th June 2019 - watch this space for further information! 


Share the Vision Shape the Future Training Presentations


Financial Assistance to the Church

Click on the link below to read the most up to date information from NALC about parish/town councils considering offering financial assistance to the church

Financial Assistance to the Church

Become a Member

Membership is open to Town, Parish or Community Councils or Parish Meetings. Being a Member gives your Councillors and Clerk direct access to a range of expert advice, support and services specifically for the Parish sector.  For further information about joining your County Association please email