Yorkshire Local Councils Associations

Rose of Yorkshire

WEEK COMMENCING 13 MAY 2019

The evening telephone advisory service will be available on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The number to call is:
07784-643317

The day, time and telephone number may change each week.


The Yorkshire Local Councils Associations (YLCA) is a membership organisation for local councils and parish meetings in North, South and West Yorkshire. This is a membership site and only subscribing members may have access. Only the log in details supplied by YLCA to the Clerk will be effective.

Please remember to send new enquiries and any information regarding an ongoing enquiry to our admin address: admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

This will help to ensure that your enquiry is dealt with as swiftly as possible.

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Events/Training for Members only

Off to a Flying Start

Mercure York Fairfield Manor

1 Jun 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Off to a Flying Start

The Holiday Inn Leeds-Wakefield

7 Jun 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Off to a Flying Start

The Owl at Hambleton

14 Jun 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Off to a Flying Start

The Holiday Inn, Tadcaster Road, York

22 Jun 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Moving on Chairmans Skills

Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield

9 Jul 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

Understanding VAT for local councils

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Thorpe Park, Leeds

17 Jul 19 - 09:30 to 12:30

A half day event on all aspects of VAT for Local Council, delivered by Steve Parkinson

Charity Finance for Local Councils as Charitable Trustees

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Thorpe Park, Leeds

17 Jul 19 - 13:30 to 16:30

Delivered by Steve Parkinson, Finance and VAT consultant to YLCA

Local Council Finance

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Thorpe Park, Leeds

18 Jul 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

Delivered by Steve Parkinson, Finance and VAT consultant to YLCA

Off to a Flying Start

Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Barnsley

19 Jul 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Off to a Flying Start

Allerton Court Hotel, Northallerton

20 Jul 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

Moving on Play Area Training Seminar

Fairburn Community Centre, Fairburn

25 Jul 19 - 09:30 to 15:15

Further information to follow

Moving on Chairmans Skills

Allerton Court Hotel, Northallerton

31 Jul 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

Moving on Understanding Cemetery Management

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Thorpe Park, Leeds

8 Aug 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

A day long event led by the institute for Cemetery Management

Training for Clerks - Induction Day for new Clerks

Mercure York Fairfield Manor

15 Aug 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

For newer clerks but all clerks are welcome; there is always something new to learn.

Off to a Flying Start

Downe Arms Hotel, Wykeham

16 Aug 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

New Counciilor Training

One Day Conference

Mercure York Fairfield Manor

13 Sep 19<>

Further information to follow

Off to a Flying Start Planning Seminar for New Councillors

Mercure York Fairfield Manor

21 Sep 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

By Andrew Towlerton Planning Consultant

Moving on Getting a greater understanding of the planning system

Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield

27 Sep 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

For councillors and clerks that have already attended basic planning session led by Andrew Towlerton

Training for Clerks - Experienced Clerks Day

The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth

22 Oct 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

Understanding VAT for local councils

Aston Hall Hotel, Aston, Sheffield

13 Nov 19 - 09:30 to 12:30

A half day event on all aspects of VAT for Local Council, delivered by Steve Parkinson

Charity Finance for Local Councils as Charitable Trustees

Aston Hall Hotel, Aston, Sheffield

13 Nov 19 - 13:30 to 16:30

Delivered by Steve Parkinson, Finance and VAT consultant to YLCA

Local Council Finance including budgeting

Aston Hall Hotel, Aston, Sheffield

14 Nov 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

Delivered by Steve Parkinson, Finance and VAT consultant to YLCA

Training for Clerks - Induction Day for new Clerks

Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Thorpe Park, Leeds

21 Nov 19 - 10:00 to 16:00

For newer clerks but all clerks are welcome; there is always something new to learn.

Branch Meetings (Members Only)

Craven Branch
Craven DC offices
Wednesday, 19 June - 14:30

Hambleton Branch
Galtress Centre
Wednesday, 19 June- 19:00

Harrogate Branch
Ripon City Council
Monday, 3 June - 19:00


Leeds Branch
Horsforth Town Council Offices
Tuesday, 11 June - 19:30

Richmondshire Branch
The Old School Room, Patrick Brompton 
Thursday, 13 June - 19:00

Ryedale Branch
Ryedale DC, Ryedale House, Malton
Tuesday, 4 June - 19:00


Scarborough Branch
Scarborough Town Hall
Thursday, 6 June- 19:00

Selby Branch
Selby Town Hall
Wednesday, 12 June - 19:00

South Pennine Branch
Ripponden PC offices
Wednesday, 12 June - 19:30


South Yorkshire Branch
Anston Parish Hall
Wednesday, 19 June - 19.00

Wakefield Branch
Havercroft Skills Centre
Thursday, 13 June - 19:00

York Branch
Huntington Community Centre
Thursday, 6 June - 19:00