Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Association of Local Councils (CAPALC)

COVID-19 UPDATE effective 4th January 2021

National Lockdown: Stay at Home 

 National Lockdown Poster


What is the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

A "roadmap" for easing Covid restrictions in England has been announced by the prime minister.

After the first stage in March, further lifting of the rules will happen if certain conditions are met - such as the vaccine rollout going to plan. The aim is for all restrictions to be lifted, which will happen by 21 June at the earliest.

Roadmap Step 1 & 2

Roadmap Step 3 & 4



Coronavirus - NALC has created a webpage dedicated to the coronavirus COVID_19 for local (Parish and Town) Councils


Are you organising volunteer groups to help with those in self isolation? Please look at the national platform set up by Timebanking UK and Madeopen for help during the COVID-19 situation


CAPALC Coronavirus COVID-19 Special Bulletin

We have created a bulletin full of useful articles from our professional advisor's and local parish/town council case studies which will be regulary updated

 CAPALC Coronavirus Publication



Welcome to the website of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Association of Local Councils (CAPALC) a not for profit organisation, representing, training and advising the 240 Local Councils (Town, Parish and Community) and Parish Meetings, in the 4 Districts within Cambridgeshire and the Unitary Authority area of Peterborough. The Association is the first point of contact for the more than 2000 elected Town, Parish and Community Councillors in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough who are working to improve their communities. 

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About Us

CAPALC is a membership organisation affiliated to NALC (the National Association of Local Councils), our national body who support and represent approximately 10,000 local councils and 80,000 councillors across England. NALC lobby central government on behalf of their members, and set national strategic policy, supported by a legal team. They also produce the LCR (Local Council Review) and the bi-weekly DIS (Direct Information Service), which are prime sources of information relating to the local council sector.

CAPALC is currently exclusively funded by its membership and training fees.

How is CAPALC run?

The Board consists of 10 elected councillors, 1 appointed Treasurer and the employed County Executive Officer who are jointly responsible for the strategic and financial management of the Association.

The County Executive Officer is responsible for the day to day management and responding to Member queries. 

CAPALC staff also includes an admin assistant and part time trainers. 

 As a membership association CAPALC staff are unable to answer queries from the general public.