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Ludgershall Parish Council Meeting 22 October 2020
Dear Residents,
The Parish Council’s next meeting is this Thursday 22 October 2020 at 7:30pm. This again will consist of the first 15 minutes being open to residents for questions followed by the rest of the meeting for Councillors only. The recorded meeting will then be posted on the website.
I have attached the link below

Topic: Ludgershall Parish Council Meeting
Time: Oct 22, 2020 07:30 PM London

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84834815820?pwd=QjZVTjlUS21wNGRQWUFNb1crMmZ0UT09

Meeting ID: 848 3481 5820
Passcode: 759107

Please note the Parish Council email address has changed to ludgershallpc@gmail.com

The Friends of Ludgershall has been set up for those vulnerable and at risk residents, helping with shopping, meals, errands such as dog walking, medicine collections etc or if you just need someone to talk to. If you need assistance or know anybody who could benefit from this please contact ludgershallpc@gmail.com and we will connect you with the Friends to help with the support you may need.

All Parish Council Meetings have been suspended until further notice and updated guidance from the Government. This includes the Annual Parish Meeting

The latest Government advice can be found here: UK Government website

The lastest advice from Bucks CC in regards to waste collection and other services can be found here: Bucks CC Coronavirus

What is a town, parish or community council?

Parish and town councils in England and community and town councils in Wales are the first tier of local government. They deliver a vast range of services at a community level.

There are around 10,000 community, parish and town councils in England and Wales, made up of nearly 100,000 councillors. These first-tier councils can respond to the needs of the community – delivering the services or representation it most needs.

How parish councils work

Parish councils are statutory bodies. Members are elected for a term of four years and councils are funded principally by an annual precept. Income and expenditure for the next financial year are calculated in the form of estimates. The net amount (the precept) is added to council tax, collected by the county, borough or district council (principal authorities) and paid to parishes in two six-monthly instalments. Parish and town councils can apply for other funding such as grant and funding awards, but they do not receive funds direct from central government, as principal authorities do.

The Parish of Ludgershall in Buckinghamshire has 157 households with a population of 409 (2011 Census) and is served by a Council of seven elected members and a part-time Clerk who is responsible for financial and administrative affairs. The Parish is one of 112 parishes which are part of the Aylesbury Vale District Council area, which in turn is one of four district councils for Buckinghamshire.

Casual Vacancy for a Councillor

Notice of Casual Vacancy – August 2018

Notice of Casual Vacancy – April 2018

Notice of Casual Vacancy – February 2018

Notice of Casual Vacancy – October 2017

Co-option 2nd Notice – November 2017

Councillors (and responsibilities)

Chairman: Stephen Lawson

Councillor Ron Jones

Councillor Paul Thomas

Councillor Jim Goss

Councillor Christine Lewin

Parish Clerk: Bobs Damerell

Parish Council Meeting Dates

20th February 2020

2nd April 2020

7th May 2020

18th June 2020

30th July 2020

10th September 2020

22nd October 2020

3rd December 2020

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