To lead, give value & help

  • Contact us: sue@haptc.org.uk 07956 590094
  • For a subscription quote for your council contact sue@haptc.org.uk 07956 590094
  • 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

Tags: Community

Members Bulletin November 26th

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, 26 Nov 2021 10:59 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Sustainable Hertfordshire Eco Fair; Taking COP26 Forward

Saturday 27 November 2021, 10am, County Hall, Hertford;

Free of charge, limited places

Taking COP26 forward in Hertfordshire; an interactive showcase to discover and try out different ways of changing, adapting and contributing towards a greener, cleaner, more sustainable Hertfordshire, including a variety of market stalls.

Register and further information or tanya.pascual@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 09:25 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

Eastern New Energy

Eastern New Energy Project

Eastern New Energy is assisting local and community organisations including Parish, Town and Community Councils to decarbonise. If your council is looking for assistance to reach net zero carbon goals, free support is available: jo@carbonminded.co.uk 07769 978278

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 10:39 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

NALC Legal Update November 2021

NALC Legal Update November 2021:

  • Managing Covid this winter
  • Death of council chair
  • Harassment of council staff and councillors – recent case
  • Remote meetings – approval of councillor absences

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:57 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

NALC Funding & Grants Bulletin November 2021

Useful sources of funding and grants for Parish, Town and Community Councils and local communities and organisations.

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:30 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

New: Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit

The Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) will be an accessible, reliable, affordable, sustainable integrated passenger transport network supporting economic growth, improving the environment, benefiting communities, delivered by Hertfordshire County Council and Essex County Council.

It will run from Watford and Hemel Hempstead to Harlow, connecting with existing north-south rail lines... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 10:50 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

What can local councils do on climate change?

The What can local councils do on climate change report aims to paint an accurate picture of how climate change is being tackled by local (parish, town and community) councils and identify the challenges they face. In doing so, NALC can better understand how to support local councils in creating more sustainable communities.

Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 10:50 by Sue Campbell

Tags: Community, Councils

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 by planting trees, woodlands, hedges and avenues to create a legacy... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 10:18 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