Local MP Surgeries Spring 2019 in Swannington – Whitwick

ANDREW BRIDGEN MP Upcoming Surgeries – Please note – You must book an appointment Swannington Friday 5th April 2019 1.00pm-3.00pm Swannington Village Hall, Main Street, Swannington, Leics LE67 8QL Whitwick Friday 10th May 2019 1.00pm-3.00pm Whitwick Park Hall, off North Street, Whitwick, Leics LE67 5HB TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT: Call: 01530 417736 Email: andrew.bridgen.mp@parliament.uk Snail …

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Job Vacancy – Parish Council Clerk – please apply by 1st March

Packington Parish Council

Has a vacancy for Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer

9 hours per week (days/times flexible when required)
Salary : NJC Salary Point 11 - £21,166 (from April 2019) pro rata
Actual Pay - £5,148 p.a equivalent to £11 per hour (from April 2019)

We are a friendly enthusiastic Council, keen to make a positive difference to our Parish. We have lots of ideas and are looking for a Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer to support in the efficient running of the Parish Council.

We are looking for someone who is friendly, enthusiastic, well-organised and calm, and who:

  • has excellent people skills, including the ability to work with Councillors, members of the public and third party organisations
  • is proficient with the use of email, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • is an accurate record keeper, well-organised and able to meet deadlines
  • will, with appropriate training, be able to deal with the day to day management of the Parish Council, including updating the website at https://www.packingtonpc.org.uk/
  • can identify funding opportunities and help prepare bids for grants funding
  • with training and support, ensure the smooth running of the Parish Council, and suggest new ideas or working practices
  • will undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time, and which may involve additional evening or daytime meetings

The job is carried out from home and the successful candidate may be expected to start working towards obtaining CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration) if it is felt to be necessary in the future and once they have completed the initial 6 month training period.

Please contact Karen Edwards, via phone or email (see below) if you would like to know more about Packington Parish Council, the job, or would like an application pack.

The closing date for return of applications is Friday 1st March 2019. Interviews to be held in the evening of Tuesday 12th March 2019.

Please send applications to:

Karen Edwards, Clerk to Packington Parish Council, 
23 Brittany Avenue, Ashby de la Zouch, LE65 2QY
Tel: 07936 359949 or email to clerk@packingtonpc.org.uk

Drop-in for FREE – meet and talk to our councillors on Tuesday

What’s it like to be a councillor? What’s it like being a parish councillor? There’s a special chance to informally drop-in and talk to our 6 councillors on Tuesday at 6:30 pm, for half-an-hour before their formal Parish Council meeting starts at 7 pm. Chris, Ian, Jacquie, Clare, Alan and Bob can tell you why …

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Andrew Bridgen MP – Local Surgeries in Coalville, Castle Donington, Ashby

Upcoming Surgeries – Please note: You MUST book an appointment Coalville Friday 14th December 2018 11.30am-1.30pm Coalville Library, High Street, Coalville, Leics LE67 3EA Castle Donington Friday 11th January 2019 1pm-3pm new venue Castle Donington Community Hub, 101 Bondgate, Castle Donington DE74 2NH Coalville Friday 8th February 2019 11.30am-1.30pm Coalville Library, High Street, Coalville, Leics …

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2nd May 2019 – Local Elections are coming. Be the Voice of Your Community?

Packington Post is asking YOU to consider being the Voice of your Community, by becoming a Councillor next year. . On Thursday 2nd May 2019, our village has the opportunity to elect 6 new councillors to serve on our Packington Parish Council.  On the same day we also vote for District Councillors for North West …

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Please be our new Parish Councillor – yes, please, YOU.. it’s urgent, now:

Please would you stand for election to our Packington Parish Council? PLEASE?  By This Friday 22nd June at 4 pm? OR, please would you nominate a friend or neighbour? You have until this Friday, 22nd June 2018, at 4pm, to deliver your nomination and consent forms to District Council at Coalville – and there’s FREE  …

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YOU could be our new Parish Councillor: Just Apply! – between 14-22 June 2018

ADVICE OF ELECTION OF PARISH COUNCILLOR This advance advice is from Packington Post, about the Vacancy on our Parish Council, as advised by our District Council. It’s very much in the interest of the whole village that YOU should be able to stand as our new Parish Councillor.  We’ll publish the official Notice of Election …

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There’s a Vacancy – Could YOU be our new Parish Councillor ?

Casual Vacancy – there is likely to be an election In Packington Post out this week, there is a resignation statement from one of our 6 Parish Councillors, reproduced below.  This gives our village an opportunity to elect a new councillor to serve on our Parish Council. Could this be YOU? The 6-member council controls …

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Extra Parish Council Meet – Wed 9th May 6:30pm – Playground Update

“..improving and upgrading the Recreation Ground.” You are invited to attend a Meeting of Packington Parish Council to be held on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 6.30pm at Packington Memorial Hall Venue 35, High Street, Packington. AGENDA Questions from members of the public – (10 minutes) To receive Apologies for absence and to note acceptance …

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