Coventry and Warwickshire are working throughout their Year of Wellbeing 2019 to inspire and empower people to make changes that will improve their wellbeing, and the wellbeing of people around them. That’s why they’re supporting Time to Talk Day and they hope you will want to join in to make this Time to Talk day the biggest one ever across Coventry and Warwickshire!

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) chairman, Cllr Sue Baxter sent an open letter to its 100,000 local (parish and town) councillors.

The letter sets out the challenges and opportunities ahead and showcases a number of key achievements over the last year.

NALC publication shines a light on 150 local councils

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) today has published its new publication highlighting the good work England’s 10,000 local (parish and town) councils are doing more for their communities.

Often, loneliness is associated with older people who live on their own; but loneliness is not just about social isolation therefore, people can be lonely, but not necessarily living in isolation. The Campaign to End Loneliness believe that people of all ages need connections that matter.

The Parish Council has two vacancies – if you are interested, please contact any Parish Councillor or the Clerk for more information.  Details are on the PC notice boards and on the website.

Congratulations to Viv Morgan who has been warded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to education.  Viv set up the school for bullied children in 2012 and it now supports up to 30 children who have suffered from extreme bullying.

Ullenhall is in Stratford upon Avon District

Ullenhall Parish Council are seeking a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Council (The Parish Clerk)

Brief Job Description:

  • Ensure statutory running of the Council
  • Administer all aspects of financial accounting and reporting
  • Maintain, develop and control effective security measures and systems for Council records
  • To prepare agendas and attend all meetingsTo receive correspondence and documents and bring to the attention of the Council
  • To receive and report on invoices for goods and services to be paid for in accordance with mandates and procedures
  • Update the parish website

Loxley is in Stratford upon Avon District

Loxley Parish Council is seeking a new Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.

Responsibilities: Minute taking, correspondence, relationships with suppliers, managing accounts, IT literate, good inter-personal skills.