The Government has published guidance on Remembrance Sunday.
This states that the COVID-19 Alert Levels, across all tiers, provide for a specific exception for Remembrance Sunday events for participants and spectators, provided the event organiser undertakes appropriate precautions.
Kim Slater, WRCC, reports on queries regarding dance classes since new government guidance issued on 24th September
“From 28th September singing in groups is restricted to 6 people and there should not be any dancing or loud music”
WDC Report – During the Covid-19 pandemic, the District Council has been helping retail and businesses get back into operation. Grants given to businesses in Shrewley total £200k including the Durham Ox. Pubs and pavement licences have raised some concerns for the spread of Covid-19 if the rules are not properly followed.
Anyone interested in supporting others during the pandemic is invited to join a new community training programme from Warwickshire County Council.
The short Covid-19 Community Champions course, developed by the council and delivered in partnership with other public and voluntary sector services, starts later this month.
The SLCC have announced that effective 1st October 2020, the fee for taking CiLCA will increase to £410 (currently £350).
This increase has been considered and approved by the CiLCA Operations Group and the Improvement & Development Board both of which include representatives of County Associations. In addition to general increases in costs, the increase will fund improvements to CiLCA through the 2020 review process and technical changes to EMMA.
LTN08: Elections has been updated to make it more relevant for the needs of local councils and to clarify our guidance on co-option. It is now called Elections and co-option. Legal briefing L15-08 has been removed from the website. Do please note that the updated LTN should be read in conjunction with our Legal Briefing L03-20
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has launched a new publication on website accessibility requirements.
The publication provides practical steps that local (parish and town) councils can follow to understand the new regulations, put in place an accessibility statement, and start plans to improve the accessibility of their website.