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COVID 19 Updates

Information we have sent to YLCA members, w/c 11 May 2020 : Here is a list of the information that we have sent to members by e-mail this week and have also added to the YLCA website:

  • 15 May - White Rose Update newsletter and a guidance note on the treatment of workers that cannot work from home.

Councillors - do you get White Rose Update and our general advisory briefings direct? If not, contact Joy Morgan and ask for a consent form to be sent to you -

Useful links:

Central Government Coronavirus information
For all the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic go to

MIND - Advice on Health and Wellbeing with links to NHS advice

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has a specific coronavirus page for the local council sector :

ICCM Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

NSALG - National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners

ACAS has lots of useful information relating to employment matters

NALC Policy Consultation: Inquiry into the decline of rural bus services

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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 the YLCA will be effective.

If your council or parish meeting is not currently a member of YLCA but you want to know more, including the membership fee, please contact the office for advice(contact details at bottom of this page).

All enquiries for advice to a local council or parish meeting should be submitted on the website in accordance with instructions issued to all members.

The office team : from left to right
Karen Canadine - Local Councils Officer
Joy Morgan - Administrative Officer
Karen Mann - Local Councils Officer
Nicola Moorcroft - Local Councils Officer
Sheena Spence - Chief Officer

The picture shows Alison Robinson GAPTC CEO

The Team

Please remember that any YLCA Member Council can access the National Association of Local Councils' members site. This contains legal information and updates for first-tier councils, and the latest policy and parliamentary news and briefings.

Members' access is via a username and password. Please contact us if you don't already have these details.

Available to Members and Non Members (No Need to Login)


From 18 March the YLCA office will be closed, all staff will be working from home.

The YLCA main office telephone number is temporarily out of operation - to speak to a YLCA Officer please call our mobile on 07592 343286.

Please continue to use the YLCA website 'Request Advice' system for your council's advice queries.

Please use for all other queries (training, webinars, publication orders etc).

Membership payments (cheque) can continue to be sent to our address at York House, Outgang Lane, Osbaldwick, York, YO19 5UP. These are still being picked up and processed.