News & Events

Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Thursday, 15th April 2021

The following message has been posted to the online book of condolence on behalf of LALC by our association chairman, Cllr Tony Howard: The Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils sends condolences to the family and close colleagues of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on behalf of all the town councils, parish […]

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Donations for website assistance

Thursday, 15th April 2021

Many thanks for the donations made in lieu of the work done by Pete Langford on town and parish council websites. The grand totals are as follows: £250 was paid direct to the Royal British Legion from a member. £ 50 was paid direct to the Guide Dogs for the Blind from a member. £750 collected […]

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News update- remote meetings

Thursday, 15th April 2021

The government announced on 25th March that emergency legislation regarding virtual council meetings would not be extended. This is disappointing news at this stage and we will look at what this means for council meetings from 7th May onwards. We will keep you informed as this develops. The following links will provide further information: MHCLG […]

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Social media

Thursday, 15th April 2021

Thanks go to our treasurer, Mike Passfield, who has operated @Lalc2017 onTwitter for us for a few years. At the moment, Mike is rather engaged in his day job in the little matter of getting vaccines to us and he hasn’t had much time for social interaction for us. Thank you Mike for this as […]

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The Good Councillor’s Guide to Cyber-Security

Thursday, 15th April 2021

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched The Good Councillor’s guide to cyber security in partnership with Microshade VSM. The guide aims to help local (parish and town) councils understand the importance of cyber security better and provide practical advice on minimising risks to the council. The guide features information on understanding the […]

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ACRE guidance on re-opening village halls

Thursday, 15th April 2021

National charity, Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) has issued new information to help village halls make sense of the latest announcements about the lifting of national lockdown restrictions. Contrary to the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 February, village halls will not be able to reopen after Easter, except for a small number of permitted activities. […]

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NALC Coronavirus updates

Thursday, 15th April 2021

Coronavirus updates NALC has reviewed and updated its coronavirus information. On 22 February 2021, a 4-step plan to ease lockdown in England was announced. NALC’s dedicated webpage will continue to be updated as more guidance and information becomes available.

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