Vacancies at South Marston Parish Council

South Marston Parish Council are recruiting for a new Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, with additional roles of Communications Officer and Finance Officer.

The three posts can be applied for separately or can be combined into one role if appropriate skill and experience are demonstrated.

To apply, please review the job description and  person specification and submit in writing, in no more than 2 pages of A4, why you wish to take on the post, and how you meet the requirements. Please note that CV’s will not be accepted at this stage. Please send your application to

The closing date for all applications is Monday 3rd December 2018.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates for the main Clerk’s post will take place on the afternoon or evening of 11th December.


Parish Council meetings

November 2018 meeting
The next monthly meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 20th November at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. An agenda can be seen here.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and ask questions during the Open 10 minutes at the start of the meeting.

October 2018 meeting minutes

In October 2018 the Council held their regular monthly meeting and the minutes of this can be seen here.

Please note that these minutes are draft until approved by the Parish Council at the next meeting.

Monday 12 November

Christmas Decoration Workshop

It’s that time of year again and Christmas is upon us so come and get creative ahead of the festive season.  Although all materials will be provided, please could you bring a selection of evergreen foliage to share with others that has been well soaked in a bucket of water for a good few hours or overnight, also small Christmas trimmings such as cones, imitation berries and flowers etc.

If you have them, bring yourself in a pair of secateurs or sturdy scissors to use. £3 on the door or to join the Gardening Club its £12 (annual membership).

A warm welcome awaits you along with tea and cake as well as an optional raffle.

Venue: South Marston Village Hall

Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm