Bickleigh Parish

Bickleigh Parish Council is responsible for a large area all the way from Bickleigh, Roborough and Woolwell over to Maristow and down to the top of Tamerton Foliot. If you live here we are here to help you!

LATEST NEWS FOR RESIDENTS

Vacancies for Bickleigh Parish Councillors Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a positive difference? Bickleigh Parish Council has two vacancies for members of the public to serve as parish councillors and represent the local electorate. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in making decisions about important issues affecting the local community, including: the environment; traffic and transport; planning and housing; policing and anti-social behaviour; community events; and local amenities. You will need to attend Parish Council meetings normally held once a month and spend some extra time on working group meetings which discuss individual areas of interest in the Parish. Parish Councillors volunteer their time to work on behalf of their local community. If you have lived in the Parish, or within 3 miles of it, for at least a year and are over 18, you are probably eligible (please check with the Clerk for further eligibility criteria). Training will be available, funded by the Parish Council. If you would like any additional information about the role please telephone the Chairman of the Council on 07970 669441 for an informal chat. If you would like to apply for the role please write in the first instance to the Parish Clerk at parishclerk@bickleigh.gov.uk – please provide some information about yourself and tell us why you would like to join.

Community Grant Funding – Do you run a charity or community organisation within the Parish? The Parish Council awards small grants to organisations which support those who live within the Parish and you could be eligible. Find out more about Bickleigh Parish Council Grant Funding.

Free Central Heating Scheme – Eligible residents, who are living without gas heating, are being offered the opportunity to benefit from free gas central heating of home heating from South Hams District Council. If you live in a house with no central heating and you are under the household income threshold of £35,000, then please register with South Hams District Council so you can take advantage of this opportunity. Click here for more information.

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