Hethersett Parish Council

Hethersett Parish Council has 13 Councillors who are elected to represent the best interests of local residents. The four-year term of this Council commenced in May 2015 when the full Council was open to election. Councillors, all of whom live in Hethersett, are: Adrienne Quinlan   (Chairman),  Stephen Slack (Vice-Chairman),  Dr Anne Edwards, Viv Hawes,  Shane Hull,  Chris Morriss, Eileen Mulvaney, John Nightingale,  Marilyn Savory, Mike Stark, Peter Steward and Tony West. The Parish Council can exercise legal powers to run certain local facilities and services and its activities are funded by an extra cost known as a “precept” added to each householder’s Council Tax bill. For the year ending in April 2019, the precept is £95,300. A Parish Clerk, Annette Palmer, is employed to act in legal and administrative matters and as a point of contact for residents. South Norfolk District Council consults the Parish Council on all local planning issues, appeals, inquiries and licensing where these affect Hethersett. The Full Council meets on the third Monday of each month, except August.  Members of the public may attend and speak before and after the business of the meeting. The Council, either through its own activities or by giving assistance to other village groups, is involved in providing, maintaining and protecting: • Open spaces • Grass cutting in the Village and Churchyard • Footpath lighting • Litter control • Seats and shelters • The Village Hall and skatepark  – The Memorial Playing Field and facilities and the Village Hall are run by respective Managememt Committees seperate from the Parish Council, with nominated Council representatives on the Committees. The Parish Council helps with funding to both village amenities.

Councillor Vacancy

Hethersett Parish Council has a Councillor vacancy which can now be filled by co-option directly by the Parish Council.  For further details please see the attached document.

Co-option Notice – 16th October 2018

Wymondham to Hethersett Cycleway – commencement of work on phase 3

Work on phase 3 of the Wymondham to Hethersett cycleway will commence on the 15th October 2018.  Please see the public information notice for full details.

WymondhamHethersett PIN October2018

Conclusion of external audit for the year ended 31st March 2018

The review of the Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) for Hethersett Parish Council for the year ended 31st March 2018 has now been completed.  Copies of the Notice of conclusion of audit and the certified AGAR (Sections 1, 2 & 3) can be found under the Finance Menu.

Responsible Finance Officer – Job Description


Clerk Job Description


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