Congratulations to Meriden’s newly qualified clerk. The Parish Clerk, Barbara Bland, is now CiLCA qualified. Two years of hard studies sets the Parish Council on the path for Quality Parish Council status embarking on attaining The Quality Award and provided Barbara the opportunity to attend her first Society of Local Council Clerks National Conference in Hinckley.
The Local Council Award Scheme exists to celebrate the successes of the very best local councils, and to provide a framework to support all local councils to meet their full potential. Meriden Parish Council wants to serve their local community and make a real difference to the lives of people that live here. The scheme offers the council the opportunity to show that it meets the standards set by the sector, assessed by their peers, and to put in place the conditions for continued improvement. The Quality Award demonstrates that a council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement.