Parish Pros (for experienced councillors)

This is designed as a refresher course for people who have been a parish or town councillor for several years.

The purpose of the session is to refresh knowledge of procedure and practice and to further empower councillors to handle council business effectively and confidently.  A range of topics will be covered including:

  • Roles and responsibilities of councillors and officers
  • The importance of the law in meetings with an effective agenda and accurate minutes
  • Local council spending powers
  • Council delegation and ways of managing your responsibilities
  • Planning ahead for delivery of services to and for your community
  • Councillor conduct
  • Governance and transparency  

This will be an in-person course from 9.30am - 1.00pm, with refreshments and networking breaks. Please let us know when booking if you have any dietary requirements or access needs.

Event Details

Event Date & Time

Tuesday 3rd of December 2024 @ 09:30:00 AM


Wootton & Dry Sandford Community Centre, Lamborough Hill, Wootton, Abingdon OX13 6DA

Price per Delegate

Member Council: £60.00 + VAT
Non-Member Council: £120.00 + VAT

Please note: Booking will be available until Tuesday 26th of November 2024, or until all places have been filled

Event Booking

Online booking is only available to OALC members

If you are not a member of OALC but would like to join a training course please email - with the course that you are interested in and the name of your parish council.