Training for councils

There are still spaces for the FREE session for clerks by Monitoring Officer Michelle Sacks on the Committee for Standards in Public Life’s report into ethics and conduct in Local Government. This report is the basis for the Code of Conduct which every council must have. The session is at Boston Borough Council offices from 3pm to 5.30pm on Monday, April 1. Book your place now with Lorraine Bush or Michelle, 01205 314200 or email or

Here’s a reminder of other sessions organised by the borough council at Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston:
Parish Clerks’ Liaison, Tuesday, June 25, at 6pm;
Chairman and Vice-Chairmen, Monday, July 29, at 6pm;
Parish Council Liaison – Thursday, November 28, at 6pm.

LALC (Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils) has training available for parish councils:
See the LALC website for more details of the following:
Allotment training at Old Leake Community Centre from 1pm to 4pm on Wednesday, May 19 for details);
Code of Conduct, Employment Law and Resolving Conflict, 10qam to 4pm on Thursday, June 13, at Boston Borough Council offices;
Councillors’ Training Session, an introductory session for new councillors, 6pm to 9pm, Tuesday, June 11, Boston Borough Council offices;
Councillors Training Day, in-depth course for councillors, 10am to 4pm, Wednesday, September 4, Boston Borough Council offices