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Vacancy for Parish Clerk – Jan. 2015

Applications are invited for the position of Part-Time Parish Clerk.

This is an interesting and varied position (approx 10 hours per week), working mainly from home.  Attendance is required at 9 evening meetings per year, and at other meetings arranged as necessary throughout the year.

Duties will include the preparation of agenda papers, taking minutes, dealing with correspondence, liaising with contractors and preparing financial accounts.  The Clerk will be responsible for providing professional advice to ensure proper procedures are followed and to ensure the Council acts within its powers.

Applicants should have good IT and administrative skills and some local government experience would be helpful.  The person appointed will be accountable to the Council for the effective management of its resources and will be responsible for all financial records of the Council.

Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. There will be a 6 month probationary period. The successful candidate will commence their duties on Tuesday 31st March 2015 but will be required to liaise with the existing Clerk prior to that date for a full handover of duties and documents.

Please send your current CV and a covering letter setting out your reasons for applying for this post to the ​​​​The Clerk of the Parish Council at the address below.

Mrs M Rees
Hodnet Parish Clerk
Rhagfyr
35 Peplow
Market Drayton
Shropshire
TF9 3JY

Or by email

Telephone: 01630 685745

Closing date for receipt of applications is 16th February 2015.

Short listed applicants will be asked to attend for interview at the Lyon Hall Hodnet at a date to be arranged.

Parish Plan Review: Focus Group Notes 13/1/15

The notes of the latest Parish Plan Review: Focus Group are now available – click here.

Previous meetings notes:

Information on the initial public meeting can be found here.

Hodnet & District Garden Club January 2015

Hodnet & District Garden ClubOur first meeting of the new year will take place on Tuesday 20th January at 7.30 pm in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. The title of the evening’s event is “A look back at 2014 and forward to 2015″. This will be presented by various Club members and will include discussion of our programme for the coming year plus  a light-hearted quiz item. Tea and biscuits will be served after the meeting, and all are welcome to attend.

Entry fee for guests is £2.00 per person, or why not join for the whole year (only £12).

 

 

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

10th December 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

29th October 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

17th September 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Marchamley Club

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

6th August 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

18th June 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

7th May 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Wollerton United Reform Church  – School Room

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

26th March 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

26th February 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Meeting

15 January 2015 7:30pm

Venue: Lyon Hall

Agenda 7 15.01.15

Antiques Valuation Day – February 2015

Bear with Carriage ClockFrom 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 12th February, at The Bear, Hodnet.

Midlands Air AmbulanceFree valuations of collectables, jewellery, ceramics and other antiques.

Hansons and The Bear both support the Midlands Air Ambulance Service and donations can be made on the day.

Items can be accepted into forthcoming Hansons Auctions.

For more information please telephone 01630-685214 or email

Antiques Valuation Day – January 2015

Bear with Carriage ClockFrom 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 8th January, at The Bear, Hodnet.

Midlands Air AmbulanceFree valuations of collectables, jewellery, ceramics and other antiques.

Hansons and The Bear both support the Midlands Air Ambulance Service and donations can be made on the day.

Items can be accepted into forthcoming Hansons Auctions.

For more information please telephone 01630-685214 or email

Missing Dog – 29 Dec. 2014

Roxy

Roxy

Roxy is a Tibetan Terrier has been missing since 28/12/2014.

She went missing at Wollerton, was potentially seen heading towards Hodnet in the morning, but has not been seen since.

Roxy belongs to Jane Morris. If anyone sees Roxy please let Jane know by phoning:07745-408063 / 01630-652337.


Update: Roxy was found on 30 January somewhere near the A442.

Jane writes: “Thank you so much for posting on your website and putting up notices. We are delighted to let you know after 3 days we have been re-united. See here on Facebook. Everyone has been amazing, a great community please pass in our thanks.”