Its GOLD for Town Council!

The Local Council Award Scheme was launched on 6th January 2015 and replaced the Quality Parish and Town Council Scheme. 

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) encouraged former Quality Parish and Town Councils to be at the forefront of this new scheme. 

The new Local Council Award Scheme recognises and celebrates the successes of the very best councils and provides a framework to support all Councils to improve, develop and meet their full potential. 

The scheme offers the opportunity to show that councils meet a set of standards and practices set by the sector, assessed by their peers, and promotes continued improvement. 

It is with great pleasure and honour that Mablethorpe and Sutton Town Council announces that the panel who reviewed the Council’s application for Quality Gold have unanimously agreed that the Town Council had fully met the required criteria in all areas and therefore award Quality Gold status.

Mrs Trisha Carter, Chief Executive of Lincolnshire Association of Local Councils (LALC) passed on congratulations to Mablethorpe & Sutton Town Council, the Town Clerk, Mr Steve Fletcher and Town Clerks Assistant, Mrs Sue Archibald on being the first Council in Lincolnshire to be awarded the ‘Quality Gold Status’ in the National Local Council Award scheme.

The Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Joyce Taylor said “I am exceptionally pleased with the news of this achievement and the Town Council had surpassed its previously awarded Quality status. 

The achievement of this nationally recognised award should further reassure local residents that Mablethorpe and Sutton Town Council does its utmost to provide the best service to its electorate and the parish of Mablethorpe, Sutton on Sea, Trusthorpe and Sandilands and surpasses its legal requirements in respect of such service delivery. 

The Town Council previously committed itself to achieving the gold standard award within the 2016/17 administration period and is delighted to be the first in Lincolnshire and one of only 19 countrywide to obtain this highest standard”.