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Developing your Skills as a Councillor Part 1 - CANCELLED

Tue, 30 May 2023 18:30

Developing your Skills as a Councillor Part 1 - CANCELLED

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

Developing your Skills as a Councillor Part 2 - CANCELLED

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:30

Developing your Skills as a Councillor Part 2 - CANCELLED

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

Whole Council Training

Mon, 5 Jun 2023 09:30

Venue and time to be confirmed

We are offering two dates in each of the months of April and June and one in May for councils to express an interest in having a YLCA Officer provide Whole Council Training at a venue of their choice. (The council will be charged for the number of filled seats on the council, whether all councillors attend or not, although as this is training for all of the members of a council, the idea is that everyone comes along to hear the information and guidance, to build better understanding and cohesion within the authority. The dates are provided in the programme below. The three hour session can be held during the day or the evening. To request this training please contact admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk to get a booking form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Once the booking form is received it is a contract between the Council and YLCA. The cost for the training is £37 per person (councillors or officers, ie clerk) if YLCA has to book a venue, or £32.00 per person if the council provides and pays for a venue. We are also open to smaller councils joining together for this training.

The training session will include:

  • Duties, roles and responsibilities of the Council, Chair, Clerk and RFO
  • Legislative powers and duties
  • Meetings and their management
  • Council business including lawful agendas and minutes
  • Delegation to officers and committees
  • The audit regime
  • Transparency Code
  • The council as an employer
  • Data Protection and the UK GDPR overview
  • Any aspect of local council administration that the council needs us to focus on.
Venue:
To be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Managing Local Council Assets - CANCELLED

Tue, 6 Jun 2023 13:30

Managing Local Council Assets - CANCELLED

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

South Pennine Branch Training

Wed, 7 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the South Pennine Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at a wide range of issues including the roles, responsibilities and duties of the Council, a Councillor, the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Keighley Civic Centre, Keighley, BD21 3RZ

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Keighley Civic Centre, Keighley
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
South Pennine Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 137 Kb)

South Pennine Branch Meeting

Wed, 7 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Keighley Civic Centre, North Street, Keighley. BD21 3RZ

Venue:
Keighley Civic Centre, Keighley
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

York Branch Training

Thu, 8 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the York Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at a wide range of issues including the roles, responsibilities and duties of the Council, a Councillor, the Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Dunnington Reading Rooms, Church Street, Dunnington.

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Dunnington Reading Rooms
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
York Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 136 Kb)

York Branch Meeting

Thu, 8 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Dunnington Reading Rooms, Church Street, Dunnington, Y019 5PQ

Venue:
Dunnington Reading Rooms, Dunnington
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Harrogate Branch Training

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the York Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at Powers, Policies and Procedures to help a council act lawfully.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Dacre and Hartwith Village Hall, Dacre.

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Dacre and Hartwith Village Hall, Dacre
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
Harrogate Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 136 Kb)

Harrogate Branch Meeting

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Dacre and Hartwith Village Hall, Oak Lane, Dacre Banks. HG3 4EN

Venue:
Dacre and Hartwith Village Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Ryedale Branch Meeting

Tue, 13 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at North Yorkshire Council Offices ( formerly Ryedale House) , Old Malton Road. Malton. YO17 7HH.

Venue:
North Yorkshire Council Offices ( formerly Ryedale House)
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Clerks Discussion Forum

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 14:00

Clerks Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Wednesday 14 June 2023, 2.00pm to 3.00pm

An opportunity for clerks to liaise/network with other clerks on current topical issues. The YLCA Officer in attendance will offer clerks the opportunity to discuss a topic, provided by the Officer.

Please register for the session at least the day before.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIscu-trz8rH9YERJXf4q_3BCUD7NhPSV-t

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

Scarborough Branch Training

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the Scarborough Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at Powers, Policies and Procedures to help a council act lawfully.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Newby and Scalby Community Hub.

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Newby and Scalby Community Hub
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
Scarborough Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 136 Kb)

Scarborough Branch Meeting

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 19:00

Time: 7pm

Newby and Scalby Parish Council Office and Hub, 445B Scalby Road, Scarborough. YO12 6UA.

Venue:
Newby and Scalby Parish Council and Hub
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 1 - for new councillors or those that have not yet completed training

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 13:30

Off to a Flying Start Part 1

Thursday, 15 June 2023 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Cost £33.40 or £16.70 with small council bursary

The session is 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/webinar/register/WN_pgmNFQAhT5OoGcKuiZAvxA

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

Richmondshire Branch Training

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the Richmondshire Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at Powers, Policies and Procedures to help a council act lawfully.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Newsham Parish Hall

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Newsham Parish Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
Richmondshire Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 136 Kb)

Richmondshire Branch Meeting

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Newsham Parish Hall, Newsham, Richmond. DL11 7RD

Venue:
Newsham Parish Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Craven Branch Training

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the Craven Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at Powers, Policies and Procedures to help a council act lawfully.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Embsay with Eastby Village Institute

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Embsay with Eastby Village Institute
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
Craven Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 130 Kb)

Craven Branch Meeting

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Embsay with Eastby Village Insitute, Main Street, Embsay, Skipton. BD23 6RE

Venue:
Embsay with Eastby Village Insitute
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Chairs Discussion Forum

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 14:00

Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

Free of Charge

Chairs have the opportunity to network and raise issues they face when chairing meetings or in general, for example, how to deal with disruptive behaviour, how to manage a meeting lawfully. There will be a YLCA Officer in attendance as a facilitator and to give information where necessary.

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvd-2gqToqGNcuZSCeL3E_sd6nA99svUPG

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

Leeds Branch Meeting

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 19:00

Time: 7.00pm

Venue to be confirmed

Venue:
Venue to be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Off to a Flying Start Part 2 - for new councillors or those that have not yet completed training

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 13:30

Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Cost: £33.40 or £16.70 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/webinar/register/WN_EpT68jRURIqtd3GsUOqXnA

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

South Yorkshire Branch Training

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 15:45

We are holding a 2.5 hour training session for members of the South Yorkshire Branch, from 3.45pm - 6.15pm. (Refreshments and networking from 3.15pm) We will look at Powers, Policies and Procedures to help a council act lawfully.

Cost - £37.00 or £18.50 with small council bursary

Venue - Dalton Village Hall

To register please complete a booking form - available from the council's clerk or admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Venue:
Dalton Village Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk
Documents:
South Yorkshire Branch Training Flyer (PDF, 135 Kb)

South Yorkshire Branch Meeting

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Dalton Parish Hall, Doncaster Road, Dalton. S65 3ET

Venue:
Dalton Parish Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Induction for new Clerks - Face to Face session

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 09:30

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Cost: £50.00 or £25.00 with small council bursary

This face-to-face session will include production of lawful agendas, effective minutes, learning legislation for local councils, introduction to accounts, the financial regime and lots of time for questions and answers throughout the session. It is a must for every new clerk or for clerks that have been in post for some time but have never completed this training.

To register and request a booking form for this session, please email admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk.

Venue: Board Room, Commer House, Station Road, Tadcaster. LS24 9JF.

Venue:
York House, Tadcaster
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Hambleton Branch Meeting

Wed, 28 Jun 2023 19:00

Meeting to commence at 7.00pm, at Welbury Village Hall, Tofts Lane, Welbury. DL6 2SE

Venue:
Welbury Village Hall
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Whole Council Training

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 09:30

Venue and time to be confirmed

We are offering two dates in each of the months of April and June and one in May for councils to express an interest in having a YLCA Officer provide Whole Council Training at a venue of their choice. (The council will be charged for the number of filled seats on the council, whether all councillors attend or not, although as this is training for all of the members of a council, the idea is that everyone comes along to hear the information and guidance, to build better understanding and cohesion within the authority. The dates are provided in the programme below. The three hour session can be held during the day or the evening. To request this training please contact admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk to get a booking form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Once the booking form is received it is a contract between the Council and YLCA. The cost for the training is £37 per person (councillors or officers, ie clerk) if YLCA has to book a venue, or £32.00 per person if the council provides and pays for a venue. We are also open to smaller councils joining together for this training.

The training session will include:

  • Duties, roles and responsibilities of the Council, Chair, Clerk and RFO
  • Legislative powers and duties
  • Meetings and their management
  • Council business including lawful agendas and minutes
  • Delegation to officers and committees
  • The audit regime
  • Transparency Code
  • The council as an employer
  • Data Protection and the UK GDPR overview
  • Any aspect of local council administration that the council needs us to focus on.
Venue:
To be confirmed
Contact:
admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk

Councillors Discussion Forum

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 18:45

Councillors Discussion Forum (free of charge)

Thursday 29 June 2023, 6.45pm - 7.45pm

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

Registration Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUocOGvqTgsEtVw-oKT0JXacxpDKaJKJ8cu

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