Councillors to get training

Town councillors are to undergo a one-day training course later this month.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016, 11:00

The training is being provided through the Northumberland Association of Local Councils.

It will be held in the town hall on Saturday, February 27.

Councillor Georgina Hill said: “Parish and town councils in all sorts of ways have a lack of support and advice.

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“ Everyone needs training and I think there are areas which we would benefit from.”

A draft tailored programme has been drawn up.

Members of the finance and resources committee agreed.