Great Longstone Parish Council

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return 2022/23


Issued 26th May 2023





We currently have vacancies for two Parish Councillors.


For details please speak to any of the current councillors or the Parish Clerk.

Under the Freedom of Information Act, Great Longstone Parish Council is now required to produce a publication scheme in order to make information available to any member of the public in an accessible format and as part of its normal business activities. The information covered is included in classes of information. Each of these classes relate to the page links below. The Generic Model publication scheme was adopted by Great Longstone Parish Council and the details can be found here.

What we spend and how we spend it
Finalised budget, Precept, Financial Standing Orders, Grants given and received, current contracts, members allowances and expenses, Annual return and audit report.

How we make decisions
Meeting timetables, agenda, minutes and reports presented.

Our policies and procedures
Procedural Standing orders, Delegated Authority, Code of Conduct, Complaints Procedure.

Information requests
Policy for handling Information requests.

Lists and registers
Assets Register, Register of Members interests, Register of Gifts and hospitality.

Information about the Parish Council & planning applications

Allotments, Village Hall, Village Greens, Recreation Ground, Seating, litter bins, memorials, lighting

Who we are and what we do
The Parish Council is the lowest layer of local government and most closely in touch with local people. The Councillors are all required to live or work in the village and are thus accessible by the community at any time.

The postal address for the council is:
Great Longstone Parish Council
c/o Church Croft, Church Lane, Great Longstone, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1TB

Council Staff and Members
Acting Clerk to the Council - Simon Headington

Chair of the Council - Wendy Long
Vice Chair of the Council - Simon Headington
Parish Councillor - Phil Barrett

Parish Councillor - Caroline Briggs
Parish Councillor - James Cox
Parish Councillor - Andy Douglass
Parish Councillor - Jane Rigby
Parish Councillor - Vacant


Dates of Parish Council Meetings

15th May 2024
10th July 2024
11th Sept 2024
13th Nov 2024


Parish Council Meetings are usually held at the Village Hall and start at 7:00pm. Public comments session is from 7:00pm-7:15pm.We look forward to welcomig you.