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Ludgershall Parish Council Meeting 20 May 2021
Dear Residents,

The Ludgershall Parish Council Meeting being held Tonight – 1st July 2021 (7:30pm) will be taking place at the Village Hall

All residents are welcome to attend in person in accordance with the Council and the Hall’s Covid risk assessment. As such once maximum social distancing occupancy has been reached any further attendees will not be allowed to enter the Hall.

Many thanks

Ludgershall Parish Council

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.

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

17th June 2021 (Budgetary Meeting)

1st July 2021

29th July 2021

9th September 2021

14th October 2021

2nd December 2021

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