Great Longstone Parish Council

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 Longstone Byre, Little Longstone, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1NN

Council Staff and Members
Clerk to the Council - Sarah Stokes

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 - Jane Rigby
Parish Councillor - Vacant
Parish Councillor - Vacant


Dates of Parish Council Meetings
15th November 2023 (note: changed from 8th Nov)

24th January 2024
13th March 2024
22nd 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.