Welcome to Wigginton Parish Council

Wigginton is a large village and civil parish running north-south and perched at 730 ft (220 m) on the edge of the Chiltern Hills and alongside the border with Buckinghamshire.

It is part of Dacorum district in the county of Hertfordshire. Adjacent to the main village is the settlement of Wigginton Bottom where a number of farmworkers cottages were built during the 19th century.

Wigginton Parish Council is the first tier of local government with elected Parish Councillors responsible for the Civil Parish of Wigginton, which consists of approximately 650 households.

NEWS – 10th October 2018

DACORUM RESIDENTS SURVEY

Dacorum Borough Council are carrying out a residents’ survey on their current priorities, and need local people to tell them what they do well and what they could be doing better.

The closing date is 5 pm on Friday 9 November 2018 and the survey can be found on the DBC website at:

http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/home/do-it-online/consultation-feedback/current-consultation

NEWS – 4th October 2018

WIGGINTON PLAY AREA

NEWS – 27th September 2018

VACANCY FOR VILLAGE LITTER WARDEN

 

The aim of the role is to keep the parish clean and tidy. The key tasks are:

1. Register as a Street Champion with Dacorum Borough Council and help the Parish Council encourage as many villagers as possible to become Street Champions.  For details go to: https://www.dacorum.gov.uk/home%5Ccommunity-living/neighbourhood-action/street-champions

2. Carry out regular litter picking throughout the village and (as far as possible) the wider Parish – generally at least fortnightly – and support any Councillor led litter pick, sign cleaning and pavement clearing events during the year. When you register as a street champion Dacorum will supply you with a kit, which includes a litter picker, gloves, rubbish sacks, note book, hi-vis bib, information folder, plus any additional equipment you might need to carry out your role.

3. Report problems – when you register Dacorum will provide you with all the information you need to report issues such as dog fouling, fly-tipping and litter.

4. Hours of work are on average 9 hours per month and the hourly rate is currently      £8.52 per hour, paid as self-employed.

If you would like to apply please send your details to:

wiggintonpcclerk@gmail.com

NEWS – 9th September 2018

VACANCY FOR PARISH COUNCILLOR

 

There is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of a councillor.

A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held, if within 14 days (not counting a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday) from the date below, ten electors for the ward/parish give notice in writing claiming such an election to the Returning Officer.

The Address of the Returning Officer is:

Dacorum Borough Council Civic Centre Marlowes Hemel Hempstead Herts HP1 1HH

If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated:        31st August 2018

Signed:     Sharon O’Sullivan Clerk to Wigginton PC

Address:  3 Catherine Cottages, Wigginton Bottom, Wigginton, Tring HP23 6HP

Email:       wiggintonpcclerk@gmail.com

NEWS – 15th August 2018

CONSULTATION ON THE FUTURE OF LUTON AIRPORT

 

London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) have started a consulatation process with regard to the future of Luton Airport and planned expansions of their facilities.

The consultation period will run through to the end of 2019 and details can be found at https://futureluton.llal.org.uk/

NEWS – 31st March 2018

ON-LINE DIRECTORY IS NOW AVAILABLE

There is a great range of local businesses, groups and clubs within the parish and the new on-line local directory is designed to let you know how to get in touch and take advantage of them whether you are looking to join the WI, fancy borrowing a book from the Bookswap or a local plumber.

Your Council

Wigginton Parish Council is currently made up of 7 councillors and a clerk.

David Wilde is our Chairperson, each of the other councillors has an area of responsibility that they hold the brief for. 

David Wilde 

Chair

Steve Walker 

Vice-Chair

and Planning

Stuart Fordyce 

Finance

Sharon O’Sullivan 

Parish Clerk

David Moore

 

Jane Mitchell 

Village Hall Liaison

Tom Grammenos

Trenna Axon 

To contact Wigginton Parish Council, please fill in the contact form below or email:  wiggintonpcclerk@gmail.com

Contact Us

Meetings

Wigginton Parish Council meets once a month throughout the year, except in August, although sometimes an ad hoc meeting will be called in August to discuss planning applications).

Meeting are held at 8.00 p.m. in the Village Hall, Chesham Road, Wigginton.

All meetings are open to members of the public.

There is an opportunity for people to speak or ask questions at the start of every meeting.

Copies of agendas and minutes for recent meetings can be found in the Documents section on this web-site.

Planning

Wigginton Parish Council is consulted by Dacorum Borough Council on all applications within Wigginton

The Council’s views are sent to the relevant DBC Planning Officer, who has to consider them when deciding whether or not to grant planning permission.

Controversial cases may be referred to the DBC Development Control Committee.

Communications

Wigginton Parish Council has adopted a Communications Plan that sets out how the council aims to inform people about what we do and to actively listen to what parishioners think.

 

Wigginton Parish Council has adopted the ICO Publication Scheme (April 2008) which tells you clearly what information we hold and where you can get a copy.

Wigginton Parish Council publishes its Annual Report in the form of the Wigginton Oddy newsletter.

Copies of these documents can be found in the Documents section on this web-site.

Finance

 

Financial information (as required by the Transparency Code for Smaller Authorities 2015) can be found in the Documents section of this web-site. by following the links below:

Local Directory

The Local Directory showcases the best of what Wigginton Parish has to offer. From a cool beer in the pub to a meeting of the WI, you can find out what’s available here.

It is a list of local businesses, groups and clubs and how to get in touch. It is complimented by our Parish Calendar, which let’s you know what’s happening and when so you don’t miss the Big Lunch or a Gardener’s Association meeting again!

Just click on the link to download it.

If you would like to list your business, group or club in the directory or have an event or meeting you would like listed on the calendar please get in touch with the Parish Clerk.