Casual Vacancy in the Office of Parish Councillor


NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy exists in the office of ParishCouncillor for the Parish of Long Compton by reason of the resignation of Councillor Paul Bird on 1st October 2018.

Any ten local government electors for the Parish may require an electionto be held to fill the said vacancy. To do this, they must send a written request to the Returning Officer, Stratford-on-Avon District Council,Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HX which must reach him not later than 25 th October 2018. No set form of words is necessary.  If sufficient requests are received by the Returning Officer, an election will be held. If ufficient requests are not received then the vacancy will be filled in due course by co-option by the remaining members of the Parish Council.

                                                                                                Dated this  5th October 2018


We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated candidate, with a real interest in village issues.  Councillors would be expected to attend a minimum of 12 meetings per year, but involvement in Working Parties, etc. can increase the time commitment.   Successful candidates must be willing to undertake appropriate training. 


This is an opportunity to be part of a non-political, vibrant council striving to make Long Compton a thriving, safe community for everyone.


Eligibility requires candidates to be a qualifying commonwealth or EU citizen – is a registered elector of the Parish of Long Compton, resides or works within a three mile radius of the Parish of Long Compton



Further details from the Clerk – details above



Rented Homes available via Home Choice Plus Weston Court, Long Compton

Five homes for rent will become available in March of this year at the new housing development at Weston Court Long Compton

The homes will be as follows:

  • 2 x 2 Bed houses
  • 1 x 3 bed houses
  • 2 x 2 bed bungalows


Unfortunately this service no longer operates, however a new scheme will be operational shortly.

With LCFR funds, two new defibrillator cabinets have been purchased and installed at Long Compton Garage (CARS) on the Main Street and the other at the MOT centre on Old Hill / Old Road. These are in addition to the existing unit at The Red Lion.



We will go through a number of different things to cover the events of the supply interruptions, this will include;

  • History
  • Causes
  • Interventions
  • Future Plans

It won’t be a set agenda, as we will have it displayed for people to be able to see visually. This way people can ask questions as and when.


The current water shortage is due to another burst watermain.  (07.11.16)

There are bottles of water at the Village Hall for anyone in need.

Believe they hope to reconnect by 7pm

They have booked to visit the village on 22nd November to update on past problems and future plans.  More information in due course

As further water bursts may be anticipated due to what appears to be on ongoing problem up Barton Road a supply of bottled water is now available at Village Hall (21st October 2016) . Do please collect some so have a contingency stock pending next burst. If all gone please contact Parish Clerk who can organise for more to be brought out of stock supplied previously by Severn Trent.

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