Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Hertfordshire Association of Parish and Town Councils

Carina Helmn

County Officer: Carina Helmn
Kimpton Memorial Hall, Hall
Lane, Kimpton, Hertfordshire
SG4 8RD

Tel: 07956 590094

Latest News

Member Bulletin 18 07 19

The latest edition of HAPTC's regular email bulletin to all member councils is now available to view on the HAPTC website.

The previous 5 versions can also been seen in the documents section using the filter "Newsletter".

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:50 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Oak Processionary Moth removal

This case study relates to the response to a recent outbreak of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) which was detected on land belonging to North Mymms Parish Council and outlines the actions required to ensure the successful management of OPM.

Since that outbreak there have been further nests identified in London and Home Counties area including at least one in Hertfordshire. There is a growing national concern... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:15 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

NALC Legal Update June 2019

Use of secret ballots

The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 – update

Public participation – naming individuals?

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:41 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Funding & Grants Bulletin June 2019

Funding and grants available to local communities and Parish, Town and Community Councils

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 09:08 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

National Loneliness Awareness Week

In support of National Loneliness Awareness Week, NALC published 50 case studies demonstrating how local councils of all sizes are getting involved to help tackle loneliness, a problem which increases the likelihood of premature mortality by 26%. The case studies featured identify activity taken to counter loneliness amongst older and younger people, the unemployed and those with dementia, including... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:20 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

NALC Study Tour and Larger Councils Committee; Recognition of the work of Hertfordshire Councils

A delegation comprising NALC's Larger Councils Committee and several local (Parish, Town and Community) Councils from across England visited Bishop's Stortford Town Council for the annual NALC Study Tour on 10/11 June. The theme was community transport for adult social care. Two of the Town Council's community minibuses transported colleagues around the town to visit and gain an insight into the delivery... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:32 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

National Precept Statistics 2019-2020

Analysis by NALC of the precept data for 2019-20.

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:01 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

TOWN & PARISH COUNCILS - VE DAY 75 - 8TH MAY 2020

I have pleasure in outlining plans for VE Day 75, being organised to celebrate and commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

The 8th May 1945 was the day peace emerged after nearly six years of war, so the 75th anniversary on 8th May 2020 represents an important milestone in our history. I am sure you will agree that we cannot let this day pass without reflecting on the enormous sacrifice, courage... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 17:08 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

Making Tax Digital

How will Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will affect local Councils?

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:47 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Councils

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