Herefordshire Association of Local Councils

HALC has received a 2017 Star Council Award for its parish council website project


Herefordshire Association of Local Councils (HALC)
Judging panel said: ”We were really impressed by HALC facilitating a really important initiative to deliver transparency through local councils’ websites. It was excellent that they were spreading the news about democracy and the important role the local council sector has in doing this.”

Watch this video especially if you’re a parish councillor

Herefordshire Association of Local Councils

HALC Membership benefits:

  • Indemnified, specialist information and advice for Parish Councils
  • Legal opinions – unlimited throughout the year
  • Training/Informal briefings
  • 24 hour information source via member section of website
  • Friendly, informal telephone advice for clerks & councillors
  • Information Corner
  • Qualified Clerk cover – either in an emergency or pre-booked
  • Independent support for Neighbourhood Development & Parish Plans

HALC has a wealth of experience in supporting parish councils to undertake parish & neighbourhood plans and is hosting Neighbourhood Development Plan information days with planning consultants during the year.

Clerks on the Move

Job Vacancies for Clerks



7 hours per week … please contact HALC for an application form.

Llangarron PC …

7 hours per week … please contact HALC for further details.

Longtown Group Parish Council

The Longtown Group Parish Council which serves the Parishes of Craswall, Llanveynoe, Longtown and Walterstone has a vacancy for a Qualified Parish Clerk working 8 hours per week. The Parish Council would consider a suitable unqualified candidate who is willing to complete the CiLCA qualification.

Duties include taking minutes of meetings, acting as Finance Officer, organising the council’s activities and assisting the Parish Councillors.

For more information, Job Description and Personal Specification please contact the Chair, Mrs Judy Cecil on
Job type : Part-time. Salary : approx £11.00 per hour.

Orcop Parish Council

6 hours per week … please contact HALC for application form

Walford Parish Council

60 hours per month………. contact HALC for application form