Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Following the resignation of the current Clerk, Yarpole Group Parish Council are looking to recruit a new Parish Clerk. We are looking for a self confident, experienced administrator with good IT skills, who is able to manage a diverse and at times complex range of work. The post is part-time, 10 hours a week, mainly working from home. Working hours are flexible but the post holder must be able to attend the monthly council meetings.

For further information contact Lynda Wilcox at Herefordshire Association of Local Councils – 01432 353492 –

Parish Council accounts

The period for public inspection of the accounting records for 2019/20 has been set as 17th August to 28th September 2020. You can find more information about this, and view the year end documents approved at the July PC meeting,  on the finance page of this website.

Yarpole Community Field Consultation

The Parish Council would like to invite suggestions from the community to the Parish Council for their consideration for future use of the community field in Yarpole. A consultation form leaflet can be found here so please fill this out and return to the boxes in Yarpole village hall or the church, alternatively you can email the Clerk All responses need to be returned by the 31st December 2019.

The results of the consultation will be collated and discussed by Parish Council at their meeting in February 2020 , following which the working party will investigate costings/plans/feasibility based on the ideas that come forward. The plan is that the Parish Council can then present their initial vision for the field at the Parish Annual Meeting in May 2020.

Parish Annual meeting 2019

The Parish Annual Meetings for both Croft with Yarpole and Lucton (which make up the Group Parish) were held on the 7th May. The Chairs report for both parishes was presented at the meeting and you can access a copy of the report on Croft with Yarpole here and Lucton here.