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LRALC Training Courses

As previously informed, all LRALC training courses are currently suspended. However, we are currently making plans to commence delivering training and briefings online. We are looking at online platforms and will inform members as soon as we are in a position...

LRALC Support For Member Councils During COVID-19 Crisis

If you are visiting this site as a councillor from a member council and are looking for information and support for your council during the current crisis you can find this on a special non-public page on our website, the link for which has been sent to all...

Leicestershire County Council Communities Fund

Leicestershire County Council has established a £1m fund to support the local voluntary and community sector, during the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Charities, constituted voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises can apply for a...

LRALC Office Closed - Service is OPEN

Please note that as of Monday 23rd March the LRALC office is closed in line with government advice. Please note:

  • The answer machine WILL be checked daily, please leave a message and we WILL get back to you (but leave a number!).
  • Use the "ticket" system to place...

Cancelled Biodiversity training.

Leicester County council has taken the decision to cancel the Biodiversity training for the 19th and 23rd March.

This course will hopefully be reschedule later in the year.

LRALC Training - Coronavirus Update

LRALC's training courses are continuing as normal at present in line with government advice (as at 12:10 16th March 2020). IF the government advice on social distancing changes in a way that impacts on our training courses we will inform all member councils...

Coronavirus - LRALC's Emergency Preparedness

While we expect we will be able to continue to work as normal, it is worth preparing for all eventualities, especially as it is likely that any closure, etc, would be imposed on us rather than being something we had control over.

Having considered our different...

Coronavirus and Local Councils - NALC Advice and Spring Conference Cancellation

Following the information in today's round robin for member councils please see an additional update from NALC below.

Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus situation develops, we all should be using government advice to inform decisions and be checking that advice...

External Audit Webinar - Coming Soon!

PKF Littlejohn have informed us that their webinar (designed to assist councils complete the audit process smoothly) will be available on line shortly (March 11th). We will make the link available via this webpage, round robin, and other channels as soon as...

Common External Audit Errors - New SAAA Guidance

The Smaller Authorities Audit Appointments (SAAA) has distributed common errors with the public rights period and completion of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return form (AGAR) compiled by PKF Littlejohn, our External Auditor for Leicestershire...

VE Day 75 Information from veday75.org

VE DAY 75 – 8TH MAY 2020:

A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PAY TRIBUTE

TO THE HUGE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN DURING THE DARK DAYS OF WWII

VE Day 75 provides an exceptional opportunity to pay tribute to the millions of women who contributed so much to the war effort...

Climate Emergency Resources

Following NALC's prioritisation of the climate emergency and steps to tackle it, the LRALC Board has decided to make information and resources available to those member councils who wish to take practical steps.

Following the publication on our website of the...