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The Council consists of 12 elected members from the Headley Parish supported by our Executive Clerk, Responsible Finance Officer, and assistant Clerk. As Councillors, we are all volunteers who take an interest in our village, its services and amenities. We represent over 2,250 households and therefore value your ideas and suggestions for improving the quality of life.
We invite you to review the contents of this site, and we welcome all ideas for the future development of the Parish and positively encourage the team spirit that supports successful villages and communities
The Parish Council meets in full session on the second Monday of each month to review and discuss the work required to support the people in the parish
Meeting on the first Monday each month, the Planning Committee guides and comments on planning applications and proposals.
Our Finance and Policy committee meet every quarter, governing the financial management of the Parish and overseeing the support given to organisations throughout the village
The Allotment committee meet twice each year.
We currently have vacant allotment plots so if you have ever considered the rewards of growing your own fruit and veg, then now could be the time to take that step further..
Arford Common is managed by the Parish Council.
Headley enjoys a wide range of sport and leisure opportunities. Headley Sports Association coordinates the sporting activities on the Village Playing Fields on Mill Lane
You can contact your MP, Damian Hinds, by email at email@example.com Damian also runs regular advice surgeries in East Hampshire and to make an appointment, please call his parliamentary office on 0207 219 7057 or send an email to the address above. If you would like more information about Damian and the East Hampshire constituency, please visit www.damianhinds.com or you can follow his latest news on Facebook or Twitter
Headley Parish Council is the third tier of local government serving the local needs of Headley's residents. It is a statutory local authority set up under the Local Government Act 1972. It is comprised of 12 unpaid Parish Councillors who serve a four-year term of office. It also employs a part-time Clerk and Executive Officer, an Assistant Clerk, a Responsible Financial Officer, and a Playground Monitor.
The council’s paid officers organise meetings and help to carry out the council's decisions. The Clerk and Executive Officer does not vote or make decisions; that is the role of the councillors. Every year the council elects one of the councillors to the role of Chairman and one to be Vice Chairman of the council. Decisions are made by consensus at Full Council meetings and Committee meetings.
The first point of contact to the Council is the Clerk and Executive Officer who can be contacted on 01428 713132 or e mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Parish Council is financed primarily by a precept on all residential properties within the Parish. The Parish Council is responsible for public open spaces, such as Headley Village Green, Standford Green, and the Playing Fields on Mill Lane and its extensive sport facilities. It also manages play areas; Arford Common; a piece of land in Standford; Headley Allotments, and a number of small pockets of land including Saunders Green, the grassed area at the entrance to Pound Close known as The Pound, and the land linking the Village Green to Long Cross Hill.
The Parish Council works collaboratively with a wide range of groups and organisations both within and outside the Parish. All council meetings are open to the general public and the press except in very exceptional circumstances. The time and place of meetings is advertised beforehand on this Parish website and Parish noticeboards.