Parish Councillor Vacancy
There is a vacancy for a parish councillor. Please contact the parish clerk for more information.
Parish Councillors are volunteers that meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7.30pm (except August and December) in the Mosaic Room of the Memorial Hall. Due to current conditions, currently all meetings are held remotely via Zoom video conferencing. The Parish website gives an insight into the work of the Council and our commitment to the Village Design Statement and Conservation Area Appraisal which were all developed with input from residents and approved by residents and subsequently adopted by Winchester City Council. If you have the skills and enthusiasm to support the village to develop and grow and would like to join us, please do contact Sue Wood (Chair) or any Parish Councillor for further information
Clerk to School Governors Vacancy
The Governors of Sparsholt Church of England Primary School are looking for a new clerk.
This is a paid role for about 90 hours a year.
If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Kate Morey.
The closing date is 21st February 2021
Link to Government website Coronavirus
Information about the Sparsholt Community Support Group can be found here: Support_Group
Nine councillors are elected every four years to represent the Parish of Sparsholt; one of the most sought after villages in Hampshire and one of the largest parishes in terms of physical area in the District.
Our role as a Parish Council is to represent the views and concerns of the community and to help support the activities that are important to the area.
Councillors have a portfolio of responsibilities covering the following areas:
The Parish Council discussing planning applications at its meetings and welcomes those proposing to submit a planning application or having particular comment about a specific application to join the public session.
For information on current applications and background information Planning
Traffic & Highways
The speed and volume of traffic through the village is an ongoing concern together with maintenance of highways. This is an area of particular focus for the Parish Plan.
Footpaths & Open Spaces
The parish boasts numerous footpaths, the conservation area, Ham Green, and the playground (on land leased from Winchester City Council) at Woodman Close.
Transport & Security
As a rural community the provision of public transport links and security of village properties is vital.
The Well House
The Parish Council is the owner of this historic building and as such responsible for it maintenance and upkeep. The Well House is the Village Shop and Post Office, a key community asset. A councillor representative attends meetings of the Village Shop organisation.
Sparsholt Church of England Primary School, Sparsholt Memorial Hall
Both core to the community of Sparsholt a parish council representative attends school governor meetings and memorial hall meetings. More information about both can be found by clicking the organisations tab.
Details of individual councillor responsibilities and contact details can be found by clicking on the councillors and contact tab above.
Parish Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month in the Mosaic Room of the village Memorial Hall - so please do come along to the public session to learn more about the activities of your council.
Agendas and minutes of meetings are available by clicking on the meetings tab above.
Please note that meetings are currently taking place remotely
21st January Full Council Meeting
18th February Planning Meeting
18th March Full Council Meeting
14th April Annual Parish meeting followed by Planning Meeting
20th May Full Council Meeting
17th June Planning Meeting
15th July Full Council Meeting
August No Meeting
16th September Full Council Meeting
21st October Planning Meeting
18th November Full Council Meeting
December No Meeting