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Training & Events Calendar

Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum FREE OF CHARGE

6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network together. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general networking. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Joining Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83358154487

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Roles, Responsibilities and Duties of the Clerk – FOR COUNCILLORS ONLY

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 18:30

Time: 6.30pn to 8.00pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Councillors will gain a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Clerk/RFO in this interactive session. In turn, this helps them to better undertake their role as a member of an employing body.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuduiqrDspHtD2-UrVMuoURX7bvQRhUqqp

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 1

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 09:30

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Cost: £30.00 or £22.50 with small council bursary

This course is divided into two parts for the benefit of participants. The two sessions are specifically aimed at new councillors or councillors that have done training previously but want to refresh their knowledge. We will look at a wide range of issues covering the roles, responsibilities and duties of the Council, a Councillor, the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Only book onto this session if you are booking Part 2.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlcO2srjguG9BhUI-RidBQr2PFCHfu3iv1

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 18:45

Time: 6.45pm to 7.45pm

Clerks Discussion Forum FREE OF CHARGE

An opportunity for clerks to liaise/network with other clerks on any issue, share information and good practice and ask questions. If you have not joined one of these sessions before, please give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86160360573

Venue:
zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 2

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 09:30

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Cost: £30.00 or £22.50 with small council bursary

The continuation of this course. Only book onto this session if you are also booking on the Part 1 session.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtf-2orjkiH9Ma95qiFzLMqyd3f8sdwKWe

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Managing Burial Ground Memorials with Alan Fairchild

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 18:30

Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Alan is a former Board member of the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) and Society representative on the Ministry of Justice Cemetery & Cremation Advisory Group since 2001.

This in-depth webinar will cover: Memorial ownership, design, specification and inscriptions, fixing and re-fixing standards, licensing and retention of memorials, stability safety testing, record keeping and owner notification, safety repairs and cost recovery, management of memorials in closed churchyards

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuduygpzwtE9Jb5VNDoylNexuABMl6j3Yc

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Climate Emergency – Simon Bowens from Friends of the Earth (FoE)

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 10:00

Time: 10.00am to 11.30am

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Even amidst a global pandemic, the Climate Emergency and the need to protect and restore our natural environment are key challenges facing our communities. In this training webinar, Simon Bowens will explore how town and parish councils can work with their communities to cut emissions and improve the environment.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArcOmppz4iGdI2qgy7dxN31O5ShDPssiJU

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Chairmanship Skills Part 1

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:30

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost: £30.00 or £22.50 with small council bursary

We have decided to present this course slightly differently by dividing it into two sessions to allow sufficient time to examine the varying aspect of chairmanship in detail and allow time for questions. Over the two sessions we will examine the general principles of chairmanship, the importance of a good agenda, management of meetings, stimulating debate, managing councillors and the public and effective working with the clerk.

Only book onto this session if you are also booking Part 2.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtdeuvqT4vE9YFj387d1bFY3F9gwznONwO

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum FREE OF CHARGE

6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network together. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general networking. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86553637299



Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Dealing with complaints and difficult situations

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 13:30

Time: 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

Looking at some problems experienced by councils and how to deal with these. We will be asking attendees for their topics in advance so that we can generalise them to make the answers and discussion helpful for everyone.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkdu2gqjojGtcWDuurfSR27WwRfPD7a48K

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Chairmanship Skills – Part 2

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 18:30

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost: £30.00 or £22.50 with small council bursary

Continuation of the Part 1 session. Only book onto this course if you are also booked onto a Part 1 session.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkduGgqjMoEtMLxYLgqkSZMcOxIK917STj

Venue:
zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 18:30

Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

The webinar session will cover the purpose of the FOIA, how to deal with FOI requests, what information can be withheld, the role of the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and some helpful hints for town and parish councils.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcemprTotE9MfFRh6x3jFySjbHXNxYHI5

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Induction for new Clerks

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 13:00

Time: 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Cost: £45.00 or £33.75 with small council bursary

The session will include production of lawful agendas, effective minutes, learning legislation for local councils, introduction to accounts, the financial regime and much more! It is a must for every new clerk.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qd--hrjwsG9ZV64DDy3ikoyCs11fYd-B6

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 13:30

Time: 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Clerks Discussion Forum FREE OF CHARGE

An opportunity for clerks to liaise/network with other clerks on any issue, share information and good practice and ask questions. If you have not joined one of these sessions before, please give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86293915139

Venue:
zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Broadening your Planning Knowledge – Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 19:00

Time: 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

This session builds on the webinar an introduction to the planning system provided by Andrew Towlerton on behalf of the YLCA and would be particularly suitable for the members who wish to broaden their planning knowledge. It would explore topics including:

Planning Reform, Highways, Planning conditions, Section 106 Agreements and Community Infrastructure Levy and making defensible and sound planning decisions

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcuitqzouG9fuHVVM91nXx_kZKBjcvkvp

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Vibrant and democratic councils – giving local elections publicity and attracting candidates

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 10:00

Time: 10.00am to 11.30am

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

With elections upcoming in some areas of Yorkshire in 2022 (the whole of North Yorkshire for example), we will discuss how councils can be proactive in attracting people to be councillors?

We particularly want to look at methods that can be used to attract young people to the role of public office?

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYoce2urj0sHNfq_kEkg-nJnz6DbVacdImL

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum FREE OF CHARGE

6.45pm - 7.45pm

An opportunity for councillors to liaise/network together. This forum is great for information sharing, asking questions and general networking. If you haven't already joined a discussion forum, please do give it a try. A YLCA officer is present throughout for support.

Joining Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89430472867

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Scarborough Branch Meeting

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 18:45

THE MEETING OF THE SCAROBORUGH BRANCH OF THE YLCA WILL BE HELD ON

Thursday, 3 February 2022 at 6.45pm at Scalby Community Hub

Venue:
Scalby Community Hub
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Richmondshire Branch Meeting

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 19:00

THE MEETING OF THE RICHMONDSHIRE BRANCH OF THE YLCA WILL BE HELD ON

Thursday, 3 February 2022 at 7.00pm at the Kings Head in Richmond but that if the weather appears inclement a few days prior, the meeting will revert to a remote meeting.

Venue:
Kings Head. Richmond
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Planning Decisions – Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

Fri, 04 Feb 2022 14:00

Time: 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Cost: £22.50 or £16.88 with small council bursary

This training session will focus on what to do about poor or unlawful decisions made by the council.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvcuyprjgiHtYQWBXNMvj7oJ5yTXcR5Hhi

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk