Welcome to Worton, Wiltshire
Welcome to Worton, Wiltshire

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Saturday - 21:00 BST: Partly Cloudy, 13°C (55°F) (Sat, 23 Sep 2017)
Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Wind Direction: South South Easterly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Humidity: 80%, Pressure: 1020mb, Rising, Visibility: N/A
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Who we are

Your Councillors

All Councillors are essentially volunteers from within our communities, and will have a number of draws on their availability. If you would like to write or speak to a Councillor, we suggest you first make contact with the Clerk to the Council who can advise accordingly.

Your Parish Councillors are listed here, with links to their email addresses:

 

Barry Devine      (Chairman)

David Johnson  (Vice Chairman)

Mark Fisher

Robert Goss

Richard Parsons

Malcolm Powell

Philip Salaman

Richard Slack

Nick Stokes

 

If you would like to write to your local councillor, their addresses can be downloaded below (no visitors please).

 

Members' contact details
Parish Council Members July 2017.pdf
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Members' Interests

Members' interests must be declared on a public register. This is managed by Wiltshire Council, and is online. You can see the Register from this link.

Becoming a Councillor

The Council always welcomes and encourages interest from any eligible elector who is considering becoming a Councillor. Vacancies will be advertised on this website, and on the Public Notice Board in the High Street. If you would like to get more involved in your community, and are considering becoming a councillor, then you can watch a video here.

 

To find out more about the difference that local councils and councillors make you can download a useful guide:

It takes all sorts
Ittakesallsorts.pdf
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To find out more about a Councillor's responsibilities and a Council's functions the "Good Councillors Guide" is here: 

Good Councillors Guide
GoodCouncillorsguide2013.pdf
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To be eligible you must meet the criteria explained here. If you have any questions do please contact us.

Eligibility
Eligibility.pdf
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Meetings and access

Worton Parish Council meets on the first Monday of every month, except August, at 7.30pm in The Five Lanes School, High Street, Worton. The Annual Parish Meeting, for all electors, is held every May, in the same place.

 

The venue is accessible on flat ground. Public seating and copies of the meeting papers are provided. If you would like to attend and have any needs not mentioned here, please contact us and we will do all that we reasonably can to facilitate your visit.

 

Every meeting is held in public, and the agenda, along with all public notices, is posted on the Public Notice Board and on this website. You can find copies of the Minutes of meetings here, or receive a copy by contacting us.

 

To find out about meetings of the Devizes Community Area Board, click here.



Your link to Wiltshire Council

We are supported and you are represented on Wiltshire Council by Councillor Richard Gamble, Member for The Lavingtons and Erlestoke Division. You can contact him on 01380 812616 or by email here. The Cabinet of Wiltshire Council has prepared an Annual Report, looking ahead to 2015/16 and the challenges being faced. You can see the report below:

WiltshireCouncilAnnualCabinetReport2015.[...]
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