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17th & 18th May 2017
Peterborough Arena

Floodex is run in exclusive cooperation with the Association of Drainage Authorities, whose members are the UK’s Internal Drainage Boards, people at the coal face of water level management, flood prevention and management, the other part of the membership includes local authorities. The Show is not just about flood prevention, but covers Water Level Management (WLM) holistically, as many believe an integrated approach is needed to future proof Great Britain against the devastating effects of large scale flooding down to property damage caused by surface water.

Announcement -
New Health & Safety Workshops at this year's Floodex

In response to the Internal Drainage Board requests, there will be a special, free to attend programme, covering health and safety awareness training. These sessions will be delivered by two eminently capable professionals.

Ian Benn Dip NEBOSH, Grad IOSH DIP H&S and Environmental Law
Ian Benn currently acts as Clerk/CEO to the Shiregroup of Internal Boards, is Health and Safety Advisor to the Group as well as Specialist Advisor to ADA on Health and Safety. Ian was also formerly Health and Safety Director at JBA Consulting. Ian has a background in Quality, Environment and Health and Safety Management Systems leading the implementation of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 for JBA Consulting.
Tim Bates BSc (Hons), Dip NEBOSH
Tim Bates is currently Group Health and Safety Adviser at JBA Consulting and has a practical and health and safety background in rail, construction, countryside management, forestry and agricultural industries. Tim currently provides specialist H&S advice to JBA Group and manages the company’s Health and Safety Management System. Tim leads on health and safety incident investigations and is a qualified ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 18001 Environment and OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety auditor.

Find out more, and register to visit via

NABMA/SLCC Local Council Markets Seminar
Friday 30th June 2017

NABMA/SLCC are again delighted to be collaborating on the promotion of a Local Council Markets Seminar on Friday 30th June 2017. Any local council which currently provides a market or those who have aspirations to do so will want to be represented at this important event.

This year the venue is the beautiful award winning Shropshire market town of Bridgnorth.  Bridgnorth is the proud winner of Best Market Town category in the Great British High Street Awards 2016/17 and winner of the Best Small Speciality Market category in the Great British Market Awards 2017.

The town is divided in two - a high town and low town bordered and divided by Britain’s longest river, The Severn. The town has two unique heritage railways: a Cliff Railway that climbs from the Severn to the high town and the famous Severn Valley Railway operating vintage trains on a beautiful sixteen mile stretch of riverside line.

Bridgnorth has won many gold medals in the Heart of England in Bloom competition.  There are shops and pubs and events galore and several markets - a livestock market and a Saturday street market as well as a permanent indoor market area and a Friday and Saturday Charter Market under the Town Hall. A private market also operates each Saturday and, through a Market Charter, a Craft Market is held on alternate Sundays during the summer months.

SLCC is pleased to support the NABMA Local Council event and our Chief Executive Rob Smith will be attending to talk about the growing partnership between NABMA and SLCC.

The programme will include presentations about the two major national awards that Bridgnorth has just received; a talk about the local markets and the very unusual legislation that regulates market activities. In addition there will be policy and operational updates from NABMA and an opportunity to ask market experts your burning questions.

Bridgnorth Town Clerk Anne Wilson said, “we are looking forward to welcoming NABMA members and friends and colleagues from SLCC to Bridgnorth. We are proud of our town, our awards and the long market tradition that we enjoy. Delegates will be assured of a very warm welcome.”

The event will be a morning meeting hosted in the historic Town Hall that will include lunch and a market visit concluding early afternoon.

Attendance is free by booking only. Please email
[email protected] to book your place.

"Broadening Your Horizons - a European Perspective"
7th & 8th September 2017
Brussels, Belgium

Symposium Brochure

The International Institute of Municipal Clerks is holding its second European Symposium which provide an opportunity to meet with and learn from inspiring international speakers and your colleagues around the world about democracy in action with a specific focus on Europe.

IIMC Symposium Information Web Site Page

Translation services will be provided.

This Symposium is open to all SLCC members  
•    Deadline for Early Bird registration ends 30th April 2017
•    No registrations will be accepted after Thursday 17th August 2017
Delegate Fee on or before 30th April 2017 - US$233
Additional Guest for Gala Dinner on or before 30th April 2017 - US$97

For wire transfers or invoicing, please email Janet Pantaleon at
[email protected].  Please be sure to read Terms and Conditions before registering.  

Online Registration Form (credit card only)



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