Parliamentary General Election for North Cotswolds Constituency

North Cotswolds – Notice of Election

North Cotswolds – Statement of Persons Nominated

  1. An Election is to be held for a Member of Parliament to serve North Cotswolds Constituency.
  2. Nomination papers can be obtained from the offices of the Acting Returning Officer, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX, during the times stated below.
  3. Nominations papers must be delivered to the Acting Returning Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX on any day after the date of this notice, between 10am and 4pm, but no later than 4pm on Friday 7 June 2024.
  4. The £500 deposit can be paid by legal tender or by means of a banker’s draft from a drawer which carries on business as banker in the United Kingdom or by electronic payment – details can be provided on request.
  5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.
  6. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 12 midnight on Tuesday 18 June 2024. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or contact this office for a paper form.
  7. New applications to vote by post, and amendments or cancellations of existing postal votes or proxy vote arrangements must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 5pm on Wednesday, 19 June 2024. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/apply-postal-vote or contact this office for a paper form.
  8. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector’s Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 5pm on Wednesday, 26 June 2024. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate or contact this office for a paper form.
  9. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 5pm on Wednesday, 26 June 2024. Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/apply-proxy-vote or contact this office for a paper form.
  10. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX by 5pm on Thursday 4 July 2024. Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/voting-and-elections/ways-vote/emergency-proxy-vote or contact this office for a paper form.

Dated Monday 3 June 2024 Robert Weaver
Acting Returning Officer

Note: The new Parliamentary Constituencies will come into effect for this election so the District will be split between North Cotswolds and South Cotswolds. The parish of Northleach with Eastington is in the North Cotswolds Constituency. Below is a map of the area for information. Click to enlarge.

Notice of Public Rights To Inspect the Accounts 2024

Northleach with Eastington Town Council approved its Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for the year ending 31 March 2024 at a meeting on 15 May 2024. These documents have been submitted to the external auditor and are now available to review.

Any resident has the right to inspect the accounting records and associated document for a 30 day period commencing on Monday 3rd June. Please see the attached notice for details.

Noticeof Electors Rights 2024

Statement by the Responsible Financial Officer

I confirm that the Accounting Statements contained within the current version of the AGAR and accompanying documents are unaudited and subject to change.

Pauline Rigby, Town Clerk & RFO
30 May 2024

AnnualReturnForm3PC_2023-24_e – Northleach

Bank-reconciliation – 31 March 2024

Explanation-of-Variances-2023-24

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Memorial Safety Inspections April 2024

Memorial safety inspections in Northleach Cemetery were completed recently, and a number of unstable memorials were identified. Those requiring repair have been marked with a notice.

Memorials belong to the rights holder of the grave. We would like to contact those owners so they can arrange to repair the memorials, but unfortunately the addresses we hold are out of date. If you are the owner of one of the affected memorials or a relative of the deceased, then please contact us as a matter of urgency.

Where the owners do not come forward, memorials may be laid flat for safety.

A list of memorials affected is given. Listed updated 20/05/24.

Area 1

Plot Burial Ref. Name of Deceased Date of death
1/62 87 Mabel E Tayler 15/09/1893

Area 2

Plot Burial Ref. Name of Deceased Date of death
2/240 1523 Alice Mona (Monica) Westmoreland 06/10/1998
2/406 961

1247

Walter Clark MC,

Elizabeth Clark

10/02/1950

18/03/1998

Area 3

Plot Burial Ref. Name of Deceased Date of death
3/60 1609 Catherine Parsons 10/07/1995

PLEASE NOTE: Permission is required from the Council as burial authority to install, maintain, or alter any memorial in Northleach Cemetery. All repairs must be undertaken by a competent and insured memorial mason and any refixing of memorials must comply with current British Standards.

A copy of this notice has been posted in the cemetery.

Notice of Safety Inspection Findings April 2024

Mayor Elected for the Coming Year

🏅 At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on Wednesday 15 May 2024, Cllr Terry Morley-Blackwell was unanimously re-elected by her fellow councillors to be Chairman and Mayor of Northleach with Eastington Town Council for a further year.

Cllr Andrew (Flam) Wellman was re-appointed as vice-chairman and deputy.

The Mayor has two distinct roles. The Mayor is the first citizen of the Town. In their civic role, the Mayor wears the chain of office and represents the council at civic occasions. As Chairman they must preside over meetings of the Full Council so that its business can be carried out efficiently, to ensure that the meeting is a productive forum for the debate of matters of concern to the local community.

 

Administration Officer Job Vacancy

Hours: 12 per week

Starting salary: SCP 14-16 – £25,409 to £26,357 pa pro rata

depending on qualifications and experience (pay award pending)

We have an opportunity for a community-focused individual to join our team as the Administration Officer, helping to ensure the smooth operation of local services.

This is a part-time, permanent position, reporting to the Town Clerk. Responsibilities include managing allotment tenancies, cemetery burials and deeds, and general administrative support to the Town Council. This job is varied and hands-on, requiring travel around the parish to complete inspections, meet contractors, or attend meetings of the council and committees, which will involve some evening work.

This is a customer facing role, and you would need to be confident in dealing with people from all sectors of the community. The ideal candidate can work independently and has excellent organisational and IT skills. Some experience of local government and/or the bereavement industry would be desirable, although not essential as training will be provided.

Applicants are requested to submit a completed application form (download from the links below) and covering letter.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Sunday 16 July 2023.

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 24 July 2023.

To discuss the role, contact the Town Clerk clerk@northleach.gov.uk.

Job description

Job Application Form (Word)

Application Form (PDF)

 

Notice of Public Rights To Inspect the Accounts 2023

Northleach with Eastington Town Council approved its Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) for the year ending 31 March 2023 at a meeting on 14 June 2023. These documents have been submitted to the external auditor and are available to review.

Any resident has the right to inspect the accounting records and associated document for a 30 day period commencing on Monday 19 June 2023. Please see the attached notice for details.

Notice of Electors Rights 2023

Statement by the Responsible Financial Officer

I confirm that the Accounting Statements contained within the current version of the AGAR and accompanying documents are unaudited and subject to change.

Pauline Rigby, Town Clerk & RFO

AnnualReturnForm3_2022-23 – Northleach

Document accessibility

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