Welcome to Kingsbridge Town Council

This is the website of Kingsbridge Town Council. 

The aim is to provide a website which is easy to use, clear and concise to read, and without frills – just good, solid, useful information about the town council’s business.

To find out the DECISIONS made by the town council please read the various minutes from council and committee meetings and scroll down this home page for LATEST NEWS items.  

We hope you enjoy this website and discover what you were looking for. If you didn’t – then please tell us – we are here to provide a service, to inform, and support you. 

With our very best regards, the members and staff of Kingsbridge Town Council.

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Vacancy

Administrator/Receptionist

Thank you for expressing an interest in the post of Administrator/Receptionist. A super long-standing member of staff is off to pastures new and we are seeking another super person to fill their shoes.

The hours are 12 to 16 hours per week from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. spread over Monday to Friday but must include Tuesdays i.e. either 3 or 4 days per week. The actual days to be worked to be agreed with the successful candidate.

The salary is in accordance with the National Joint Council for Local Government Services (NJC) LC1 Pay Scale spine points 15 to 17 i.e. range £8.61 - £9.03 per hour. Starting at spine point 15 with annual increments to spine point 17 to reflect job experience and knowledge gained.

We require a cheerful, enthusiastic, reliable and organised person to become a key member of our small staff (Town Clerk and 2 Administrators/Receptionists) to provide effective administrative support to ensure the smooth running of council business and to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Reception office. The successful candidate will work similar hours and alongside another Administrator/Receptionist with all responsibilities/duties divided. Our business is varied, interesting and at times it can be a case of all hands to the pumps!

If you wish to apply for this post please refer to the Person Specification and Job Description when completing the application form.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 7 April 2015 and we plan to interview on Friday 10 April 2015.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Councillor Wayne Grills

Chairman, Kingsbridge Town Council

Planning Application K5 - 28/0508/15/0

An outline planning application has been received for K5 site on West Alvington Hill and will be discussed at the town council planning meeting on 31 March 2015 at 6.00pm.


Outline application (with all matters reserved except access) for erection of up to 60 no. dwellings, 0.5 hectares of employment land, 2 no. vehicular accesses, open space, play provision and drainage. Allocated Site K5, SX 7299 4407, and land directly west of allocated site, West Alvington Hill, Kingsbridge.

A few words from Kingsbridge Town Council from 20 March 2015. 

Make sure your council represents YOU

Councillors take an active part in deciding what services can be provided to the community, and that affects you, your family and friends. Read the Election Special Here!

Grant Aid - Make Your Bid! 

Each year Kingsbridge Town Council awards small cash grants to local groups and organisations which are actively involved in recreational, social or cultural pursuits within the community. Last year awards were made to Kingsbridge Gateway Club for a new water boiler, teapots & crockery, Friends of Kingsbridge Library to help fund ‘Sing a song’ sessions aimed at elderly & frail people in the community, Rotary Club to help fund Kingsbridge Celebrates Christmas and several other community events and groups.

Bids are now invited for the First round of awards in the current financial year. Application forms, alongside the necessary conditions for an award, can be obtained from the Council Offices at Quay House or by downloading from the above links or by phoning 01548.853296. Completed forms, with supporting documents, are to be submitted to the Council Offices by Friday 3 April 2015. Get bidding!!

 

Priorities for 2011 - 2015

Please click here to see the Town Council Priorities for 2011 - 2015

 

The Mayor's Charity's 2014-2015  

The Mayor Councillor Wayne Grills has chosen The Royal British Legion Kingsbridge Branch as his charity to support this year.

The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading Armed Forces charity.  We provide practical, emotional and financial support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present, and their families.  We actively campaign to improve their lives and safequard the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces.  We also organise the Poppy Appeal, run one of the UK's largest membership organisations and are recognised as the nations's custodian of Remembrance.  Our mission is to provide welfare, comradeship, representation and Remembrance for the Armed Forces Community.