Avon Local Councils Association (ALCA) represents 126 (just over 95%) of Parish and Town Councils and Parish Meetings (Local Councils) in the West of England region. 

The organisation is run by a Regional Committee of elected representatives from the membership - 4 Parish Councillors from each Principal Authority in the West of England area. There are also self administrating UA Area Groups in North Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire who strive to work in partnership with their Principal Authority - Click on the circles above to find out more about them.

Collectively ALCA supports the work of the 1,258 local councillors, who serve an electorate of over 440,000 local residents and who utilise between them approximately £12,000,000 raised as tax precept to improve the lives of local people right across suburban and rural of the 4 West of England Unitary Authority’s areas. ALCA is affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils

ALCA Constitution 




Jonathan Owen @NALCchiefexec Aug 23

Congratulations to @AvonalcaWhite Pucklechurch Parish Council on getting this award! Impressive clerk and Councillor training record published on its website too. And residents can contact then via text message. 👍 @NALC


NEW! Pucklechurch Parish Council 

Long Ashton Parish Council - North Somerset 

Cameley Parish Council - Bath & North East Somerset 

Hinton Blewett Parish Council - Bath & North East Somerset 

Compton Martin Parish Council - Bath & North East Somerset

Blagdon Parish Council - North Somerset 

Downend and Bromley Heath Parish Council - South Gloucestershire 

Nailsea Town Council - North Somerset 


Bradley Stoke Town Council - South Gloucestershire 

Churchill Parish Council -  North Somerset

Westfield Parish Council - BANES

Yatton Parish Council - North Somerset

GOLD AWARD Be the first local council in the Avon area to achieve this award! 



Training is available to everyone, non member councillors and clerks as well as members - just click on the course title in the right hand panel for information.

Member councils also have access to the useful documentation available on the NALC website.

To contact ALCA

PHONE: 07496 514035 EMAIL: avoncalc@gmail.com  

All correspondence is treated as strictly confidential