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                    Parish Council

Pucklechurch Parish Council have a dedicated website.

Much of the content for the Parish Council will move to the new website in the near future. In the meantime you can visit the new website at Please take a look and give feedback.

Index of Information

Agenda for next meeting (published one week prior to the meeting)
Annual Parish Meeting
Annual Spring Clean
Community Grant Scheme
Community Plan
Electors’ Rights
Minutes of meetings
Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting
Planning Applications (list of recent applications in parish)
Publication of Information
The Pucklechurch Parish Council
Responsibilities of Parish Councils
Text Service (reporting a problem)
Declarable Pecuniary Interest

Responsibilities of Parish Councils:

A general overview of parish councils, what they do and The South Gloucestershire Charter for Parish and Town Councils may be found on the SGC website here.

The Pucklechurch Parish Council

The Pucklechurch Parish Council consists of nine Councillors who are elected every four years, including a Chairman and Vice Chairman and a part-time clerk.


Meetings of the Pucklechurch Parish Council are held in the Community Centre meeting room starting at 7.30pm on the first* and third Wednesday of each month. Dates are posted in the village calendar *an additional meeting was added in August 2012

Members of the public are encouraged to attend Parish Council meetings. There is an opportunity for members of the public to make submissions to the council. The council may ask questions for clarification but will not directly respond at the meeting. Should it be felt necessary the council will schedule an agenda item for a future meeting to address the topic.  Where possible members of the public are asked to let the clerk know 24 hours in advance if they intend to speak

Annual Parish Meeting - next meeting 23rd May 2012 at 7pm in the Village Hall Meeting Room

Each year the Parish Council hold a meeting for individuals, organisations and groups
to share and discuss ideas and information which they consider are important to the people of Pucklechurch Parish. The Parish Council will also present a summary of activities and plans. Read more here...

Community Plan

The first Community Plan for Pucklechurch, Shortwood, Parkfield & Lyde Green was adopted by the Parish Council in July 2010. Full reports and action plans of the four working groups (Environment, Community Spirit, Traffic & Transportation and Sustainability) were made available online at that time.  The printed document of the summary and action plans was published and distributed to all households in April/May 2011.  Click here to find out more.


Parish Council contact Details:

Email the Clerk at

Telephone: 214 0551

Post: The Clerk, Pucklechurch Parish Council, 8 Saurum Close, Emerson’s Green, BS16 7HF

    Please note that the Clerk’s normal working hours are 9am until 2pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday

You may also use the mobile phone text service on 0795 008 1307. For more details click here...


Gail Boyle

Vice Chair

937 2838

Lynne English


937 3130

Jayne Hawkins


Details to follow

Mark Humphrey


937 4423

Martin Smith


937 4437

Bob Symons


937 4105

Tina Symons


937 4105

Malcolm Watson


937 3076




Debra Duke


214 0551

Publication of Information

To download a document that gives information available from Pucklechurch Parish Council under the model publication scheme click here.

Minutes of Meetings

Minutes for the current year may be found at the new Parish Council web site here.

For minutes from previous years click here...

Please note that minutes are published once they have been agreed by the Parish Council. This usually occurs at meeting following the one to which they refer.

The minutes are in Adobe Acrobat format. Most people will have this already installed. If you don’t, it may be obtained free of charge by clicking here.


Minutes of Parish Meetings (2007 onwards)

Minutes are published when that are agreed at the subsequent meeting (i.e. the 2009 minutes will be available after the 2010 meeting on 26th May 2010)

23rd May 2007

14th May 2008

5th May 2009

26th May 2010

1st June 2011

23rd May 2012 DRAFT*

5th March (YOI notes) 2013



* Draft minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting in 2012 are published ‘for information’ and may change when reviewed at the next annual meeting in 2014.

Declarable Pecuniary Interest – The Clerk to Pucklechurch Parish Council has received requests for dispensation from their declared D.P.I’s from the following Councillors so that they can participate in Parish Council discussions and decisions regarding the budget and the parish precept for 2013/14.
B. Symons
G. Boyle.
L. English.
J. Hawkins.
M.C. Smith.
M.S. Watson.