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New councillors – Gittisham Vale

Gittisham Vale now has two new councillors, Rhiannon King and Peter Orchard.  Their details can be found here. http://gittisham.org.uk/parish-council/members/

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Public meeting – superfast broadband 17th Sept 2019

Superfast broadband provider Voneus will be doing a presentation and Q&A session in Gittisham village hall on Tuesday 17th September 6-7pm.   Representatives from the company will be answering questions about its planned roll-out of superfast broadband in the village and some outlying areas.      

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New councillors wanted

The parish council has two vacancies for councillors to represent Gittisham Vale ward.  Applications are particularly welcome from people living in the Vale and the new Hayne Lane development.  The commitment is not especially onerous, and meetings are rarely more than once a month. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the [...]

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Statement of Persons Nominated – Feniton ward

East Devon  Election of a District Councillor  The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as a District Councillor for  Feniton  Name of Candidate Home Address Description (if any) Name of Proposer Reason why no longer nominated* BOND Susie Jubilee House, Feniton, Honiton, EX14 3BT Independent Fallows Michael D  POWELL Adam Michael [...]

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Thirteen excuses for not joining the parish council #7

Thirteen excuses for not joining the parish council #7: “I’m worried that I won’t get many votes, and look silly.” Even if you are not voted on this time, you may well be approached if a vacancy occurs in the future and have the opportunity to be co-opted to the council.

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Notice of Uncontested Election – Gittisham Vale

East DevonElection of Parish Councillors forGittisham ValeonThursday 2 May 2019I, Mark Williams, being the Returning Officer at the above election, report that the persons whose names appear below were duly elected Parish Councillors for Gittisham Vale.Name of Candidate Home Address Description (if any)WILKINSAndy1 Honeysuckle Drive, Honiton, EX14 2YL

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Notice of Uncontested Election – Gittisham Village

East Devon  Election of Parish Councillors for Gittisham Village on Thursday 2 May 2019  I, Mark Williams, being the Returning Officer at the above election, report that the persons whose names appear below were duly elected Parish Councillors for Gittisham Village.   Name of Candidate Home Address Description (if any) HALL Carol Mary Part Drillers, Gittisham, [...]

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13 excuses for not joining the PC #6

13 excuses for not joining the PC #6:   “I haven’t lived here very long and don’t know the area well.” If you are a Commonwealth/EU citizen and have lived or worked in the parish for a year or already have your name on the electoral roll, you are eligible…..  Your views as an ‘incomer’ should [...]

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13 excuses for not joining the Parish Council #5

13 excuses for not joining the PC #5: “I’m concentrating on finding a job or furthering my career.” Being a local councillor is a definite plus point to add to a CV – it shows you can make decisions, work in a team, are community minded and proactive.

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13 excuses for not joining the Parish Council #4

13 excuses for not joining the Parish Council #4 “I’m too busy, and couldn’t commit to attending every single meeting”. Meetings are rarely more frequent than one evening a month, and missing the occasional one is acceptable. Most meetings only take a couple of hours.

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