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Rutlandnews

Get ready for Winter: a checklist for parish and town councils

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:10

The MyCommunity website, which is managed by Locality for the Government, has produced a blog to help councils check if they are aware of the emergency risks in their area, as well as a handy checklist covering everything needed to get winter ready.

You can ...

New NALC Data Protection (GDPR) Briefings

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:08

Further support and guidance is now available to help member councils prepare for the implementation of the new sector wide requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation.

We now only 6 months from the deadline for compliance and our advice is that councils ...

How much of your area is built on?

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:47

For the first time, you can find out at the click of button exactly how the land is used in your local authority area.

Every council area in the UK has been analysed and individual maps produced showing how much of the area falls into four land categories: ...

New Member Only Briefings - Data Protection and Councillor Disqualifications Consultation

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 20:53

Please see below two important briefings that LRALC have commissioned for our members.

The first one (LAIS 1403) relates to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). LRALC have spent much of the last few months highlighting this matter with member councils through parish ...

Cancellation of Councillor Training - 17.10.17

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:19

Unfortunately, due to illness, the Councillor training planned for today (17th October 2017) is cancelled. The LRALC office is contacting booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Cancellation of Clerks 3 training - 11.10.17

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:33

Unfortunately, due to illness, the Clerks 3 training planned for today (11th October 2017) is cancelled. The LRALC office has contacted booked delegates to inform them of the cancellation.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

Big Discussion Presentations

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:01

Click below to access the presentations from the recent Big Discussion event at Broughton Astley.

URGENT - 2018-19 Precept Consultation

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 21:43

Local councils will be aware that under the Localism Act 2011, Government has powers to make an annual decision on whether to introduce automatic precept referendums where they deem increases in local council precepts to be 'excessive'. The decision includes what threshold would apply for triggering ...

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 12 steps to take now

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 19:24

ALL parish and town councils fall within the scope of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ALL councils will need to take steps prior to the introduction of the new requirements in May 2018. See the link below for a handy "12 Steps To Take Now" briefing from the Information Commissioner's Office ...

Agenda for Big Discussion Events

Rutland and Leicestershire BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:41

The agenda for the forthcoming Big Discussion events can be found below.

Please ensure you refer to the correct one for the event you are attending.

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