11 Hawks Green District Centre,
Heath Way, Heath Hayes, WS12 3XP

Councillor Resignation

Following the resignation of Martin Buttery – Parish Councillor for Old Heath Hayes Ward we are now entering the 14 day consultation period for Heath Hayes and Wimblebury residents to decide if the vacancy is to be filled by election or co-option:

HEATH HAYES AND WIMBLEBURY PARISH COUNCIL

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (SEC. 87(2))

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Heath Hayes and Wimblebury – Old Heath Hayes Ward following the resignation of Martin Buttery

Rule 8(1) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (Amendment) Rules, 1986, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of Councillor of a Parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within fourteen days (computed as stated below*) after public notice of the vacancy has been given in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act, 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the Proper Officer of the Council within which the Parish is situate by TEN registered electors for the electoral area**.

The Proper Officer is: The Returning Officer, Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre,

Beecroft Road, Cannock,WS11 1BG 

E-mail: ElectionsOffice@cannockchasedc.gov.uk

The deadline for submitting the written request for an election to fill the vacancy is: 5th August 2024

Dated:  16th July  2024

Signed: Sue Buxton

Clerk to Heath Hayes and Wimblebury Parish Council

* In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.

** The request must come from TEN Local Government Electors for the Parish (or the Parish Ward where the Parish is Warded)Top of Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vacancy for Parish Clerk/RFO

 

Heath Hayes Parish Council is an active council at the heart of the local community and is seeking to appoint a multi-skilled, flexible and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.  

 

The post is part time (20 hours per week including some evening meetings and events) and will be based at the Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Office based in Hayes Green Community Centre.

 

The salary scale will be LC1 SCP range 29-32 (£37,336 - £40,221 pro rata) depending on experience.  The Parish Council offers a Local Government Pension and generous holiday entitlement.

 

Duties will include, overseeing the statutory obligations of the council; controlling the council’s finances, budgeting and audits; management of the council assets; leading some council projects and partnering with local organisations.

 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent communications, organisational and administrative abilities; IT literacy and, either a good understanding of local government, or be able to show the potential and willingness to learn with training.

 

Applicants will be expected to either hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) qualification or achieve this within 24 months of commencement.

 

Application will be by either by post or email with an attached curriculum vitae, the closing date is Thursday 21st March 2024.

 

To apply for the post please e-mail the clerk at: clerk@hhandw.org.uk or alternatively post to Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council, Hayes Green Community Centre, 11 Hawks Green District Centre, Heath Way, Heath Hayes, Staffs, WS12 3XP.

 

 

 

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Vacancy for Communications Officer

 

Heath Hayes Parish Council is an active Council at the heart of the local community and is seeking to appoint a multi-skilled, flexible and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Communications Officer.

 

The post is part time (26 hours per month including some evening meetings and events) and will be working remotely.

 

The salary scale will be LC1 SCP range 5-23 (£23,500-£32,076 pro rata) depending on experience.  The Parish Council offers a NEST Pension and holiday entitlement.

 

Duties to include;  attend monthly Council Meetings to keep up to date with Council Business.  Run the Council’s Social media on various platforms, promote the Council accordingly.   Experience in Hootsuite or similar programmes advantageous.  Prepare data and advertising for a half yearly newsletter, liaise with local business to sell advertising space, arrange printing and distribution within the Parish.

 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent communications, organisational and administrative abilities; IT literacy and, either a good understanding of local government, or be able to show the potential and willingness to learn with training.

 

Application will be by either by post or email with an attached curriculum vitae, the closing date is Thursday 21st March 2024.

 

To apply for the post please e-mail the clerk at: clerk@hhandw.org.uk or alternatively post to Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council, Hayes Green Community Centre, 11 Hawks Green District Centre, Heath Way, Heath Hayes, Staffs, WS12 3XP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of Casual Vacancy


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (sec. 87(2))

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes Parish Council, New Heath Hayes Ward.

 

Applications

Candidates will be requested to:  Attend at least one Parish Council meeting as observers and submit information about themselves, by way of completing a short application form.

 

Next Council Meeting:  Wednesday, 3rd January 2024 & 7th February 2024 at 6.30pm  

 

Applications Forms requested from the Clerk:  clerk@hhandw.org.uk  

 

This notice is dated:  3rd January 2024

 

Closing date for Applications: 14th February 2024

 

 

Notice of Casual Vacancy


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (sec. 87(2))

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council following the resignation of Cllr H Rushton on the 7th December 2023.

 

Ten local government electors for the Parish from the New Heath Hayes Ward may request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non.

 

The fourteen-day notice period ends 5pm on the 29th December 2023

 

The Proper Officer is:

The Returning Officer, Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock WS11 1BG.

 

If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period the Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

 

This notice is dated 7th December 2023

 

Mrs L Bowman

Clerk to the Council

clerk@hhandw.org.uk

 

 

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In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded

 

 

Notice of Casual Vacancy


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (sec. 87(2))

 

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes Parish Council, Old Heath Hayes Ward.

Applications

Candidates will be requested to:  Attend at least one Parish Council meeting as observers and submit information about themselves, by way of completing a short application form.

 

Next Council Meeting:                   Wednesday, 4th October & 1st November 2023 at 7pm  

 

Applications Forms requested from the Clerk:  clerk@hhandw.org.uk  

 

This notice is dated:                      4th October 2023

Closing date for Applications:       1st November 2023

 

 

 

 

Notice of Casual Vacancy


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (sec. 87(2))

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council following the resignation of Cllr V Davies on the 12th September 2023.

 

Ten local government electors for the Parish from the Old Heath Hayes Ward may request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non.

 

The fourteen-day notice period ends 5pm on the 3rd October 2023

 

The Proper Officer is:

The Returning Officer, Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock WS11 1BG.

 

If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period the Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

 

This notice is dated 13th September 2023

 

Mrs L Bowman

Clerk to the Council

clerk@hhandw.org.uk

 

 

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In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded

 

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NOTICE OF UNCONTESTED ELECTION

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NOTICE OF ELECTION

Cannock Chase District Council

Election of Parish Councillor

for the Ward listed below

Ward:      Heath Hayes and Wimblebury P.C. - Wimblebury                     

Number of Councillors to be elected:     One

 

1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG between 10 am and 4 pm on any working day from Tuesday, 11th July, 2023 (excluding weekends and bank holidays) but no later than 4 pm on Friday, 14th July 2023.

2. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG, during the times stated above.

3. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 10th August 2023.

4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday, 25th July, 2023. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote .

5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 26th July 2023.

6. Applications for a Voter Authority Certificate or an Anonymous Elector's Document valid for this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 2nd August 2023. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/apply-forphoto-id-voter-authority-certificate

7. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG by 5 pm on Wednesday, 2nd August 2023.

8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG by 5 pm on Thursday, 10th August 2023.

 

Dated: Thursday 6 July 2023                                           

Chris Forrester Returning Officer

 

 

 

Heath Hayes & WImblebury Parish Council

Notice of Casual Vacancy


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (sec. 87(2))

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council following the resignation of Cllr C Harborow on the 22nd May 2023.

Ten local government electors for the Parish from the Wimblebury Ward may request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within fourteen days excluding dies non.

The fourteen-day notice period ends 5pm on the 12th June 2023

 

The Proper Officer is:  The Returning Officer, Cannock Chase District Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock WS11 1BG.

 

If a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time period the Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.

 

This notice is dated 23rd May 2023

 

Mrs L Bowman

Clerk to the Council

clerk@hhandw.org.uk

 

 

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In computing any period of time for the purposes of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded

 

 

 

Expressions of interest of vacancy


 

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that two casual vacancies have occurred in the office of Councillor for Heath Hayes Parish Council, New Heath Hayes Ward.

 

Expressions of interest of vacancy to be emailed directly to the Clerk.  Names will then be put on the Council Agenda for consideration at the next full Council Meeting:  clerk@hhandw.org.uk  

 

Next Council Meeting:    Friday, 19th May 2023 at 7.30pm  

 

This notice is dated:        9th   May 2023

 

Closing date for Expressions of interest: 10am - 15th May 2023

 

 

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Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday.  

This will allow individuals, businesses and other organisations to pay their respects to Her Majesty and commemorate Her reign, while marking the final day of the period of national mourning.   

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (1926 - 2022)

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On behalf of Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council and the residents of the Parish, it was with great sadness with which we received the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Our condolences go out to The King, The Queen Consort and the Royal family. Our thoughts are with them during this sad time. Queen Elizabeth II has served our country with both distinction and honour throughout her long and distinguished life, and as our monarch for the past 70 years.

Councillor Martyn Buttery, Chairman of Heath Hayes & Wimblebury Parish Council said: "I am deeply saddened by the news of Queen Elizabeth II's passing, her life was dedicated to serving our country and was truly inspirational. I am, as I'm sure everyone is, extremely grateful for her lifelong dedication to our nation. May she rest in peace."  

"As a mark of respect, the Council’s flags are flying at half-mast, and we send our deepest sympathies to the Royal family. Thank you, Ma'am, for everything.”

Signing books of condolence

book of condolenceThere will be a book of condolence in the Chase Room at the Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock for residents to sign and leave their brief messages of condolence, as from 10am on Saturday (10 September).

The Civic Centre is open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm. In addition there are two evening sessions where you will be able to sign the book of condolence; on Tuesday 13 September and Thursday 14 September between 6pm and 8pm. Anyone who would like to add a message to the book of condolence at the Civic Centre but is unable to do so in person, can email their brief message of condolence to civic@cannockchasedc.gov.uk or send it by post to Civic, Cannock Chase Council, Beecroft Road, Cannock WS11 1BG.

There is also a national book of condolence to leave messages at the Monarchy's website www.royal.gov.uk

The local book of condolence will eventually be added to the Staffordshire Archives, while the national book will be part of the National Archives.

Floral tributes

Floral tributes can be left in the following locations:

  • In Cannock - on the Lawns of St. Luke's Church
  • In Hednesford - around the Clock at the top of Market Street
  • In Rugeley - on the Lawns of St. Augustine's Church
  • In Heath Hayes – outside of Hayes Green Community Centre around the Beacon

 

Proclamation of the new King

Across the nations, ceremonies will be taking place to proclaim the new King (King Charles III). On the steps leading to the entrance to the Civic Centre in Beecroft Road In Cannock, this will see the Chairman of Cannock Chase District Council read out an official Proclamation for the new Monarch, attended by the Deputy Lieutenant of Staffordshire, the Leader of the Council, and the Deputy Chief Executive. 

This historic moment, which residents will be welcome to attend, is scheduled to take place at 2.30pm on Sunday 11 September. It will last about 15 minutes. The national anthem will be played for God Save the King.

 

 

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