Councillor vacancy

A co-option opportunity exists for a councillor to represent the Whitegrove ward on Warfield Parish Council. Any person wishing to be considered for the vacancy should apply to the Parish Clerk in writing on or before Tuesday 8 May 2018.

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Parish Administrator vacancy

We have extended the period advertising the vacancy for a Parish Administrator to Monday 30 April. If you are interested in the role, click on the link in the right hand sidebar for more information.

We are no longer accepting applications for this role.

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Happy Easter!

The Parish Office will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. We will reopen at 9.30 am on Tuesday 3 April.

If you are lucky enough to receive some Easter eggs, please remember that you can now recycle the foil wrapping in your recycling along with the cardboard it comes in.

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Bracknell Forest Council Garden Waste Sacks

We are sorry to advise customers that from 1st April 2018 Bracknell Forest Council are increasing the price of garden waste sacks to £1.00 per sack. Unfortunately as a reseller of the sacks we are obliged to charge the new price when we reopen after the Easter break.

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Draft Bracknell Forest Local Plan – submission

Warfield Parish Council has submitted its comments on the Draft Bracknell Forest Local Plan. The comments submitted can be found here. WPC submission Draft Local Plan comments 2018 redacted

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Thames Valley Police Northern Parishes Community Forum

Thames Valley Police will be holding a community forum for residents of Binfield, Warfield and Winkfield in Thursday 22 March at the Carnation Hall, Chavey Down Road, Winkfield between 7pm and 8pm.

All local residents are invited to the event to meet the Northern Parishes Policing Team and local Councillors to hear about our local policing priorities and raise any other concerns and policing issues.

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re-advertisement – vacancy for a Parish Administrator

Warfield Parish Council has a vacancy for a part-time Parish Administrator to work alongside the Clerk and Booking Administrator in the Parish Office at County Lane, Warfield, RG42 3JP (on the Tesco Store Site). This is a permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

Salary: £8.115 per hour (£15,613 pro rata)

Hours 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm,  there is a small degree of flexibility with times. There may a requirement to attend some evening meetings.

The successful candidate should have experience in dealing with the public and have good administration, IT and communication skills.

You may download an information pack; Job description & person specification – Parish Administrator and Writable Application form Dec 17. Alternatively you may visit the Parish Council office (next to Tesco store) to find out more or to register your interest.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 30 April 2018

This is re-advertisement of a post advertised in December 2017-January 2018. Previous applicants need not apply.

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Draft Bracknell Forest Local Plan consultation

Bracknell Forest Council have begun a consultation process on their draft Local Plan. This process reviews the planning policies that Bracknell Forest Council will follow over the coming years and includes proposals for additional living, working and recreational space. You are invited to participate in the consultation which can be accessed here.

The consultation runs from Thursday 8 February to 5pm on Monday 26 March 2018.

If you would like to know more about the draft local plan a series of exhibitions will  be held. The Bracknell Forest Council contains more information, but you can attend the exhibition at our Parish Office on Thursday 1 March between 5pm and 8pm and on Saturday 3 March between 10am and 3pm. In addition there are two larger events being hosted in Princess Square (next to Coffee Republic) on Thursday 22 February between 10am-1pm and 5pm-8pm.

We should clarify to residents that this is a  separate exercise to the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan, which will be finalised shortly. Bracknell Forest Council have used some elements from the Neighbourhood Plan to develop their own concepts and ideas, but these have not been developed with the Parish Council or the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

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Frost Folly car park update

Due to the poor weather in December, work to improve the car park at Frost Folly has been delayed. Our contractor has revised their completion date to the end of January, subject to satisfactory weather.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Christmas period

Please be aware that our office will close on Friday 22nd December at 12:30pm and reopen on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 9:30am.

On behalf of the Councillors and Staff at Warfield Parish Council may we wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous new year.

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