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Latest News

Have your say on Hertfordshire County Council’s budget decision-making process.

Hertfordshire parish and town councils, and all Hertfordshire residents, are being invited to have their say and contribute to Hertfordshire County Council's budget decision-making process. An online survey is available at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/budgetsurvey until 1 February.

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 10:52 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Member Bulletin 07 01 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: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:38 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

NALC Legal Update December 2020

  • Brexit - sector implications post 31 December
    • Data protection/EU GDPR.
  • Covid relief voucher scheme – powers
  • Parish Polls

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 09:23 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Funding & Grants Bulletin December 2020

Funding and grants available of interest to Parish and Town Councils

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:25 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

New Leisure Fund open to Local Councils

Local Councils Eligible to Apply for the New Leisure Fund

Local councils are eligible to apply for the new Sport England National Leisure Recovery Fund through their principal council. Applications close 8 January 2021, but expressions of interest by 21 December 2020.

Page 9 of the guidance:

The eligibility of parish/town councils to access the NLRF is dependent on the specific circumstances. If a parish/town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 10:53 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Parish Mapping Online - 20% discount for HAPTC members

Map out what the Council is responsible for and create an asset register for future continuity even when staff and members leave: https://www.parish-online.co.uk/

Introduction/explanatory youtube video

Sign up: https://www.parish-online.co.uk/signup to take advantage of the 20% discount code for HAPTC members just ask Sue for the code! Valid until 31st March 2021, applies every year of your subscription... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 12:04 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Greening the Country Community by Community

The Greening Campaign helps build sustainable communities, which are resilient to future climate change. It is an innovative way to engage individuals within a community to reduce their energy consumption and personal carbon footprint, as well as the community's. Cumulatively, by making small simple changes to be greener, we can have a large impact and create a happier healthier future.

The campaign... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:43 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Herts County Council, Highways Winter Service footways and cycleways survey

Herts County Council, Highways Winter Service footways and cycleways survey
This scheme allows Hertfordshire Parish, Town and Community Councils and resident associations to request salt to grit their local areas for free. A current review includes making walking/cycling more accessible.
Please complete the survey and also publicise this opportunity to input views to your residents: https://surveys.hertfordshire.gov.uk/s/WinterSelfHelpScheme/... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 09:42 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

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