Benefits of Membership

The Association provides a wide range of services and benefits to its members, including:

  • Advice on procedural, financial and legal matters;
  • Expert legal and other services from the National Association of Local Councils in London;
  • A monthly Circular containing the latest news and information;
  • A range of publications about local council practice, including the 'Good Council Guide';
  • A comprehensive training programme;
  • Post training information packs for councillors and clerks;
  • A 'voice' for local councils on Cumbrian decision making and advisory bodies;
  • Networking with other local councils to share experience and good practice;
  • Access to the 'Members Only' part of the CALC web site;
  • And support in times of unexpected difficulty.

Please be aware that whilst the National Association of Local Councils provides legal advice on a wide range of topics, it cannot act on behalf of individual councils when disputes arise.