Stowey Sutton Parish Council

Stowey Sutton Parish Council

The Stowey Sutton Parish Council comprises several councillors & employs a part-time Clerk. We manage and fund a range of activities including maintenance of Parish Council owned common land and the playgrounds and the inspection and maintenance of trees.

We also review and comment on all planning applications within the parish; coordinate with Bath & NE Somerset Council on issues that affect the parish and help deal with local issues raised by parishioners.

You are welcome to contact your Parish Councillors about any local issue of concern. Their contact details can be found on the Your Councillors page. You may also contact Sue Heathman, the Parish Clerk, by email or post. You are invited to attend Parish Council meetings which are held at the Methodist Hall in Bishop Sutton. Prior to the start of each meeting there is always an open surgery for members of the public to raise any issues of concern they may have. Details about forthcoming meetings can be found on the Agenda page & the records of previous meeting can be found on the Minutes page.

Parish Council Clerk Vacancy
Stowey Sutton Parish Council

Appointment of Clerk (Responsible Financial Officer) to the Council

Salary is paid in accordance with the National Joint Council recommendations plus reasonable expenses, pro rata depending upon experience. Part-time, hours to be agreed.

If you have a genuine interest in helping our forward thinking and energetic Council develop and deliver timely, quality and innovative services to the local community and work towards Quality Parish Status, this post is ideal.

You will ensure that all legal, statutory, financial and other governing provisions relating to the Council are observed, all Council meetings are properly administered and decisions effectively implemented whilst developing healthy working partnerships with key local and regional bodies.

Suitably qualified, highly motivated, enthusiastic and community focused, you will bring sound leadership, administrative, communication, IT, financial and organisational skills and be flexible in approach and able to meet deadlines, ideally with or be willing to obtain CiLCA (Certificate in Local Council Administration).

We offer excellent terms and conditions of employment for this post which involves evening attendance at 12 meetings per year, together with some daytime meetings & liaising with organisations and groups.

Stowey Sutton Parish consists of the villages of Bishop Sutton and Stowey.

Please email: for a recruitment pack and an application form.

Closing date for applications: 25th November 2016.

Belluton Narrows Slope Stabilisation Scheme, Stanton Road, Pensford

Belluton Narrows Slope Stabilisation Scheme, Stanton Road, Pensford

The road Closure is to commence from the 17th Oct 2016 and extend beyond Christmas until mid March 2017. Click here to download the closure & diversion notice.

Affordable Homes Show: Wednesday 26th October

Bath and North East Somerset Housing Services have organised a home ownership event to promote intermediate / low cost home ownership opportunities in the District. The event is aimed at ensuring that local residents are fully aware of the range of housing products designed to help people into affordable home ownership. Housing developers, housing associations, independent financial advisors and Help to Buy South will all be on-hand to offer advice and assistance.

The event is taking place on Wednesday 26th October 2016, between 2-7pm at The Community Space, Keynsham.

Affordable Homes Show page 1
Affordable Homes Show page 2