Branch Conference


Thursday 28th September 2023

9:00am to 4:30pm @ Canalside Conference Centre, Middlewich 

Join us four our sixth Cheshire SLCC Branch Conference. A day of training for officers of Cheshire’s local councils.  Here are three reasons you can’t afford to miss it:

  1. A great programme of training to help you in your role
  2. Opportunity to meet and network with fellow clerks
  3. Chance to meet exhibitors providing services to the sector

For a full day of learning (worth 2.5 CPD points) it is just £35 for members or £45 for non-members.

Tea and coffee will be served from 9am ready for a 9:30am start.


The Agenda

  • Learn how to protect your council from e-fraud and address cyber security with Andrew Kevan of Cheshire Police
  • Save time at council meetings and facilitate effective decisions through effective report writing with Adam Keppel-Green
  • Ensure you’re getting the numbers right with all things local council accounting from SLCC Finance Advisor Alan Mellor
  • Learn about the changes to the NPPF and latest Planning Bill with Bob Phillips and Jo Gregory of Urban Imprint
  • Turn your venues into revenue generating businesses with John Faga of Scribe Accounts
  • Secure grants for your council and community with advice from Claire Rick of Cheshire Community Foundation
  • Enjoy the ‘power of movement’ in an engaging post lunch session where YOU decide what’s on the agenda