Information and Updates

Included in this section are miscellaneous items of general interest or use that relate to Parish Council or Herefordshire Council matters

The precept is the parish council's share of the council tax and is set by the parish council during the summer, for the following financial year. The figure goes to the billing authority, Herefordshire Council, which converts it into an amount per Council Tax Band that is added onto the Council Tax bill. The precept is then collected as part of Council Tax paid by all residents. The amount of the precept and the purpose that the parish council puts it to, are visible in the minutes of meetings

Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.

For anyone who is new to Unversal Credit, here’s the guide to help local people navigate claiming.


Neighbourhood Matters is a new community messaging service. Through Neighbourhood Matters you can sign up for local police alerts; receive information about crime in your area, find out about drop-in sessions, answer surveys, and more.

You can choose exactly what type of alert you want to receive and how you receive them, whether it be via text, email or phone call.

Sign up using this link

MAY 2022:

Bartestree Village Hall – Monday 2nd May – 7pm-8pm 

Canon Pyon Park – Tuesday 3rd May – 6pm-7pm 

Hampton Bishop Village Hall – Wednesday 4th May – 2pm-3pm 

Moreton Village Stores – Sunday 8th May – 2pm-3pm 

Marden Rec – Tuesday 10th May – 5pm-6pm 

Wellington Village Stores – Wednesday 11th May – 10am-11am 

Stretton Sugwas Village Hall – Coffee morning – Thursday 12th May – 10:30am-11:30 

West End Stores, Fownhope – Monday 16th May – 10am-11am 

Burghill Village Hall – Retirement Club – Thursday 19th May – 2:30-4pm 

Withington Village Hall – Saturday 21st May – 12-1pm 

Credenhill Shops – Saturday 21st May – 5pm-6pm

Wye Leisure, Fownhope - Coffee with a cop – Friday 27th May – 10am – 11:30 

Sutton St Nicholas Village Hall – Friday 27th May – 6pm-7pm 

Click here for a useful link on steps that you can take to protect your property against the effects of flooding

Clerk to the Council

Rob Hallett   -   e-mail : [email protected]         Tel : 07902 987045