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14 April 2018Job Opportunity - Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer (part time)

Whessoe Parish Council are seeking a part time Clerk/Responsible Finance Officer to work on average 20 hours per month.  Hours are flexible and can be worked from home to suit the post holder, other than a requirement to attend the Parish Hall to support Parish Council meetings, which currently take place on a Monday evening every other month.  The Clerk is expected to advise the Parish Council to ensure that it acts within its powers and complies with all legal and statutory responsibilities.   Training will be available.  The role includes:

·         Preparation of agenda and minute taking at Parish Council meetings

·         Liaising with contractors and the local authority

·         Management of accounts, including maintaining financial records,       bank reconciliation, preparation of budgets, etc.

·         Preparation of the Annual Governance and Accountability Return

·         Administration of the WPC website, including publication of documentation

·         Management of hall bookings

·         Attendance at ad-hoc meetings as required

Further information can be obtained from Julie Bell, Clerk to WPC:  

Email:  jbellwpc@gmail.com        Tel:  01325 241242

Closing date:  30th April 2018

07 April 2018Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Would you be interested in working for the good of your community?

Whessoe Parish Council has two vacancies for Parish Councillor - one for Whessoe Ward and another for Harrowgate Hill Ward.  The full Parish Council comprises 7 Parish Councillors and currently meets on Monday evenings every other month at Whessoe Parish Hall. 

If you would be interested and would like more details please contact Julie Bell, Clerk to Whessoe Parish Council, via email at jbellwpc@gmail.com


01 April 2018Planning Applications - Berrymead Farm and Burtree Lane

As residents may already be aware, Darlington Borough Council's Planning Applications Committee is meeting on Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 to consider the following applications:

15/00804/OUT Land at Berrymead Farm

15/01050/OUT Field at Burtree Lane

The meeting is open to the public and starts at 1.30 pm at the Darlington's Town Hall.

Reports are available to view at the Town Hall Customer Services Reception and are also available on line via www.darlington.gov.uk/planningcommittee.


04 February 2018Whessoe Parish Councillor Vacancies

Whessoe Parish Council has two vacancies for Parish Councillors - one for Harrowgate Hill Ward and another for Whessoe Ward.  A Notice of Vacancy for both roles has been posted on the Parish Hall Notice Board and will also be published by Darlington Borough Council.

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