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  • Contact us: sue@haptc.org.uk 07956 590094
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  • See the member bulletin for forthcoming events, training sessions and details of "on demand" courses
  • The HAPTC Chairman is Cllr Rob McCarthy from Aldbury Parish Council
  • The HAPTC office is open 08.30am - 12.30pm weekdays
  • The office staff are Carina Helmn, County Officer and Sue Campbell, Council Development Officer
  • To lead, give value and help

Latest News

New: Website Accessibility and Publishing Guidelines

The guide aims to help local (parish, town and community) councils ensure their websites meet the needs of all users — especially those with disabilities or impairments that use assistive technology.

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:50 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Member bulletin 15 10 21

Latest issue of the regular newsletter for Councillors and Clerks of Parish, Town and Community Councils in membership of HAPTC to keep you right up-to-date with items of interest and statutory requirements

Posted: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 12:47 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Points of Light 2021, case studies - what England's 10,000 local councils are delivering

The 2021 edition of Points of Light, highlights the excellent work local (parish, community and town) councils have done to support their communities.

Points of Light aims to promote good practice and raise awareness of the various services local councils facilitate. Managing the local water supply, providing free breakfast packs for families on low incomes, employing a family support worker, operating... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 11:31 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

ALDENHAM PARISH COUNCIL; PART TIME ADMIN OFFICER

ALDENHAM PARISH COUNCIL; PART TIME ADMIN OFFICER
https://aldenham-pc.gov.uk/vacancies/
Closes October 27th

Posted: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:03 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

The Queen's Green Canopy: HCC Funding available to support planting

The Queen's Green Canopy: HCC Funding available to support planting

The Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique and exciting UK-wide tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

In Hertfordshire, everyone from individuals to scout and guide groups, villages, Town, Parish and Community Councils, schools, charities and corporations are being encouraged to get involved... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:03 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Preparing for winter; ice alerts & salt/gritting services

Daily alert you can sign up to:
Hertfordshire County Council - Winter Service Operations winterselfhelp@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Get your salt in now, ready for winter

Parish, Town and Community Councils, resident and community groups can get free salt to grit their streets from Hertfordshire County Council as we start to gear up for the winter:

Parish, Town and Community Councils can apply for between 1 and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:23 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

NALC Funding & Grants bulletin September 2021

NALC Funding & Grants bulletin September 2021

Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:20 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

NALC Legal Update August 2021

NALC Legal Update – August 2021

  • Councils acting as residential landlords
  • Private access to local council recreation grounds/open space by neighbouring properties
  • Council meeting venues – academy schools
  • Councils as charity trustees of village halls – reclaiming VAT
  • Membership of sub-committees

Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 09:29 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Codicote Parish Council Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer

The Parish of Codicote is located in North Hertfordshire and includes the villages of Codicote and Rabley Heath, along with various hamlets. The parish has a tax base of 1,682, an electorate of 2,179 and a turnover of around £127,000 p.a.

Applications are invited for the post of Clerk to the Council, which includes the role of Responsible Financial Officer. This is a part time, permanent vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:47 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Tring Rural Parish Council Temporary Clerk/RFO (maternity cover)

Cover is required for a period of 9-12 months to start in September/October 2021.

44 hours per month to be primarily worked from home and for Parish Council meetings which for 2021/22 are to be held in January, February, April, May, July, September, October, December usually on the first Wednesday of the month. In addition, attendance will be required at Planning committee meetings on an ad-hoc basis.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:02 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

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