These events are being run by outside bodies, please follow the links or registration button for more details and to contact the organisers.

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These events are being run by Stratford District Council and are open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.
District Councillors may also be in attendance. 

Please be aware that some of these events will be giving information awareness training rather than practical training.
Please read each event description fullly prior to registering.

14
Jul
2014

WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE COMMUNITIES AND PEOPLE OF WARWICKSHIRE

Mon 14 Jul 2014 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE COMMUNITIES AND PEOPLE OF WARWICKSHIRE

The County Council is inviting all parishes to an Open Dialogue Evening to hear their views, please register your attendance below.  If the demand is such attendance may be limited to two representatives per council only.

Registration is now closed

10
Sep
2014

Effective Local Council Minutes (LRALC)

Wed 10 Sep 2014 2:00 pm -5:00 pm
£35.00
Effective Local Council Minutes (LRALC)

Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) are holding an Effective Local Council Minutes briefing 

For beginners and experienced Clerks alike, as well as Councillors.

See here for further details: http://www.leicestershireandrutlandalc.gov.uk/effective-local-council-minutes.html  

11
Sep
2014

FINDING AND BIDDING FOR GRANT FUNDING (LRALC)

Thu 11 Sep 2014 10:00 am -1:00 pm
£35.00
FINDING AND BIDDING FOR GRANT FUNDING  (LRALC)

Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) are holding a FINDING AND BIDDING FOR GRANT FUNDING briefing 

05
Feb
2015

Stratford District - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Thu 5 Feb 2015 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Stratford District - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged a series of four free training events specifically for SDC Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

02
Mar
2015

Stratford District - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Mon 2 Mar 2015 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Stratford District - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged a series of four free training events specifically for SDC Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

24
Sep
2015

Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged free training events specifically for Stratford District Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

01
Oct
2015

Sustainable Energy & Neighbourhood Planning

Thu 1 Oct 2015
Free
This event is being run by Warwick District Council

The workshop will be led by Harriet Sansom and Dan Stone from the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE), and its overall aim is to help you to look at the potential for addressing sustainable energy through your neighbourhood plan, in order to increase local resilience, reduce carbon emissions and capture community benefits.

10
Nov
2015

Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Tue 10 Nov 2015 6:00 pm
Free
Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged free training events specifically for Stratford District Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

14
Nov
2015

Our Rugby, Our Future (drop in)

Sat 14 Nov 2015 10:00 am
Free
Our Rugby, Our Future (drop in)

You are invited to join Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action at our partnership event in collaboration with Warwickshire County Council, Rugby Borough Council, Warwickshire College and Rugby FM. Our Rugby, Our Future will provide lots of opportunities for everyone (children, young people and adults) to have their say on what they see as the biggest opportunities and challenges facing the borough of Rugby over the next few years. It is also a celebration of Rugby.

02
Dec
2015

Stratford-on-Avon District Annual Conference 2015 “Spotlight On Our Communities

Wed 2 Dec 2015 6:00 pm
Free
Stratford-on-Avon District Annual Conference 2015 “Spotlight On Our Communities

Residents are invited to Stratford-on-Avon District Annual Conference where there will be an opportunity for you to meet leaders from the county council, district council, police, health and voluntary sector.

Registration is now closed

05
Mar
2016

WRCC Village Halls and Community Buildings Event

Sat 5 Mar 2016 10:00 am
Free
WRCC Village Halls and Community Buildings Event

In November 2013 WRCC held an event for people involved in village halls and community buildings, with workshops and information on issues that affect them.

The event was very popular and we’ve agreed to organise another one on Saturday morning, 5 March 2016 at Binley Woods Village Hall.

16
Mar
2016

South Midlands Neighbourhood Plan Roadshow

Wed 16 Mar 2016 10:00 am
Free

An event for Town & Parish Councils in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire & Northamptonshire.

Venue: Chesterton Community Centre (Near Bicester)

10am - 2.30pm

24
Mar
2016

Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Thu 24 Mar 2016 6:00 pm
Free
Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged free training events specifically for Stratford District Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

05
Apr
2016

Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Tue 5 Apr 2016 6:00 pm
Free
Stratford District only - Role of Consultee to the Planning Process

Stratford upon Avon District Council has arranged free training events specifically for Stratford District Parish and Town Councillors and is aimed at helping you in the role of consultee to the planning process.

27
Apr
2016

Planning for Real Training Course

Wed 27 Apr 2016 - Thu 28 Apr 2016
Free

A new opportunity to be trained in Planning for Real®

Two day course in Birmingham

Places cost just £400 Plus VAT per person (excludes accommodation)

WALC have no affiliation with this course, please do not contact WALC regarding this course.

11
Jun
2016

Planning briefing - postponed

Sat 11 Jun 2016 10:00 am
Free
Planning briefing - postponed

Due to low numbers this event has been postponed and will be held on Friday 2 December 2016.

The content will be the same as the course running in Stratford District on 5 November 2016 & North Warwickshire on 2 December 2016.

31
Jan
2017

Dementia in North Warwickshire

Tue 31 Jan 2017 10:00 am
Free

Could you/your organisation support your community?

Warwickshire County Council and North Warwickshire Borough Council are asking for the help of the local population to support their communities, and would like to invite you along to a event to find out more about how you and your organisations can get involved and sup-port this imitative.

14
Feb
2017

Dementia Awareness

Tue 14 Feb 2017 3:30 pm
free to attend
Dementia Awareness

Gain increased understanding of the impact of Dementia on our society, how it affects behaviour of those you love and everyones lives.

The training will be provided by Ratcliffe Consultancy. 

Two sessions are being run, book either for 3.30pm-6pm or 6.30pm-9.30pm

 

Registration is now closed

27
Jun
2017

Rural Housing Enabling Event 2017

Tue 27 Jun 2017 4:00 pm
Free
Rural Housing Enabling Event 2017

On Tuesday 27th June 2017 Stratford-on-Avon District Council will be hosting a Rural Housing Enabling Event at Ettington Village Hall.  Refreshments will be available from 4pm and the event will formally commence at 4.30pm, to be concluded by 6:30pm.

06
Jul
2017

The Art of Being Brilliant

£35.00 per delegate, payable to WALC
The Art of Being Brilliant

Come along an find out how you can change your life and maximise your ability and confidence to do anything you want to do.

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District and County Councillors will also be in attendance.

5pm - 7pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed

20
Jul
2017

Mediation Skills for Councillors

£35.00 per delegate, payable to WALC
Mediation Skills for Councillors

Throw away the PowerPoint bullets, Nelson Training are back at SDC to give you an entertaining and informative guide to mediation!

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District and County Councillors will also be in attendance.

Registration is now closed

27
Jul
2017

Planning – Affordable Housing

£35.00 per delegate, payable to WALC
Planning – Affordable Housing

This session is designed to give members  an over-view of the process by which affordable and market housing is delivered, and current issues affecting its successful delivery.

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District and County Councillors will also be in attendance.

Registration is now closed

10
Aug
2017

SDC - Safeguarding – Young People & Vulnerable Adults

£35.00 per delegate, payable to WALC
SDC - Safeguarding – Young People & Vulnerable Adults

Jimmy Savile, Rolf Harris, Victoria Climbie, Baby P, Rochdale, Birmingham………. we have all been shocked – but what can be done to prevent something similar in the Stratford area?

As a councillor, do you know your personal responsibility in relation to Safeguarding?

5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District and County Councillors will also be in attendance.

Registration is now closed

07
Sep
2017

SDC - Mental Health Issues and Dementia Awareness

£35.00 per delegate
SDC - Mental Health Issues and Dementia Awareness

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District and County Councillors will also be in attendance.

5pm - 7pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed

21
Sep
2017

SDC - Community Safety Workshop

£35.00 per delegate
SDC - Community Safety Workshop

Crime trends, Rural Crime, Anti-Social Behaviour, CCTV, Cyber Crime and Business Crime

The Residents’ Survey identifies the ‘level of crime’ as continuing to be the most important factor for residents and young people in the District. Earlier this year residents were asked to prioritise spending against Council service, in which Crime Reduction & CCTV came out as the top priority, with 32% wanting to see an increase in service.

5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed

05
Oct
2017

SDC - Social Media for Community Engagement

£35.00 per delegate
SDC - Social Media for Community Engagement

If you want to get connected to your electorate (especially those who are under 30 years of age), you need to use social media………. If you don’t others will!

Come along and see how you can use a variety of social media to engage with local people - everything from enhancing your work as a councillor to getting a campaign together for re-election in 2019.

This training is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area. 

 

5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed

18
Oct
2017

Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media

Wed 18 Oct 2017 10:00 am
£29 per person
Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media

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In partnership with Warwickshire CAVA, Green Pepper Consulting will deliver this workshop about how to use social media more effectively in order to promote your organisation’s aims and activities. It is for anyone who uses social media on behalf of their voluntary, community, social enterprise or other third sector organisation, but has no marketing background.

 

Registration is now closed

19
Oct
2017

Appeals Session on Housing Numbers in Local Service Villages

Appeals Session on Housing Numbers in Local Service Villages

Stratford DC transparantThis session will review these decisions in Welford and Harbury alongside other relevant appeal decisions on housing development since the adoption of the Core Strategy and provide a policy steer on the interpretation of the Core Strategy in relation to future housing schemes.

Registration is now closed

26
Oct
2017

Speed Reading and Retention

Speed Reading and Retention

Stratford DC transparantGot too many committee reports to read? Having difficulty remembering information?

Have you always wished that you could read, digest and process information quicker and to retain that knowledge for longer………..!

Come along to our Speed Reading and Retention Course – you will be amazed at the results!

5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed

30
Oct
2017

NALC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

Mon 30 Oct 2017 12:30 pm - Tue 31 Oct 2017 5:00 pm
Free
NALC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

NALC’s Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017 is an essential event for councillors, council officers, county association members and officers as local councils join with other parts of the public sector, private sector and voluntary sector to discuss the key policy issues of the moment.

Visit the NALC Website for more information

Registration is now closed

02
Nov
2017

Chairing Meetings

Chairing Meetings

Stratford DC transparantIf every meeting that you chair is run efficiently and effectively with great management of debate and discussion then this session is not for you ……but if they are not, then read on!

5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

 

Registration is now closed

07
Nov
2017

Safeguarding Awareness Workshop

Tue 7 Nov 2017 6:00 pm
Free
Safeguarding Awareness Workshop

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To ensure that safeguarding and safe practice is understood and embedded within voluntary and community sector organisations and groups.

This event is being run by WCAVA, please direct any queries to

 

Registration is now closed

08
Nov
2017

The Governance Game

Wed 8 Nov 2017 9:30 am
From £75.00
The Governance Game

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A full day workshop suitable for Trustees/Committee Members/Directors of Charities, Voluntary and Community Groups and Parish Councils wanting to strengthen their Governance procedures in light of the new Governance Code and national requirements.

 This event is being run by WCAVA, please direct any queries to

Registration is now closed

21
Nov
2017

Flood Risk Management

Tue 21 Nov 2017 7:00 pm
Free Event in Warwickshire
Flood Risk Management

wcc logoWarwickshire County Council's Flood Risk Management Team invite all Flood Wardens and Flood Champions to attend a Flood Groups Networking Event at Long Itchington on Tuesday 21st November 2017, between 19:00 - 21:30. 

22
Nov
2017

Gypsy and Traveller Awareness

Wed 22 Nov 2017
Free
Gypsy and Traveller Awareness

wcc logoWarwickshire County Council are running 2 Gypsy and Traveller Awareness sessions from Claire Graham of Leedsgate in Warwick on 22nd November 2017,

10.00am - 1.00pm or 2.00pm - 5.00pm

This event is being run by Warwickshire County Council, please direct all enquiries to

28
Nov
2017

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Neighbourhood Plans

Tue 28 Nov 2017 5:00 pm
£35.00
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Neighbourhood Plans

This event is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford upon Avon District area.  District Councillors will also be in attendance.

Stratford DC transparant5pm - 7.30pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Details will be available nearer the time

Registration is now closed

29
Nov
2017

Safeguarding training

Wed 29 Nov 2017
£10.00
Safeguarding training

WSCBLifespace are hosting 2 half day foundation safeguarding training sessions (attendees only need to attend one) presented by Warwickshire Safeguarding Children’s Board on Wednesday, 29th November 2017 at either 9.00am-1.00pm or 1.30pm-5.30pm at The Barn, Waterloo Road, Bidford on Avon B50 4JN.

Registration is now closed

13
Dec
2017

NALC Larger Councils Conference

Wed 13 Dec 2017 9:00 am
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NALC Larger Councils Conference

The important themes for this one-day event will centre on local economic development, community led housing and planning, accessing funds and grants and the well being of communities.

If your council represents 6000 or more residents you will definitely want to attend, and if you’re getting close to this size, you should begin thinking about the issues to be discussed at this conference.

Registration is now closed

11
Jan
2018

Transparency Fund Networking Event

Thu 11 Jan 2018 11:30 am
Free event
Transparency Fund Networking Event

Transparency Fund Networking Event - Help your council comply with the Transparency Code

Applications must be received by WALC no later than Wednesday 7th February 2018. This is an opportunity to gain advice from representatives from both WALC and NALC on applying for grants from the fund, meet representatives from other councils and share best practice.

Registration is now closed

11
Jan
2018

Benefits/Universal Credit and Homelessness

Open to all councils from Stratford District £35
Benefits/Universal Credit and Homelessness

This event is being run by Stratford District Council and is open to Parish and Town Councillors & Clerks from the Stratford on Avon District area.  District Councillors will also be in attendance.

Stratford DC transparant5pm - 7pm at the Council Chamber, Elizabeth House, Stratford upon Avon

Registration is now closed