The Parish is divided into three Wards:
- Baughurst Common
Councillors for Baughurst and North Tadley are:
1. Geoff Poland, Woodside, Haughurst Hill RG26 5JR
2. Ken Rhatigan, 11 Hollycroft, Ashford Hill RG19 8BU 07850 530319
3. Stuart Frost, C/O Conservative Group Room - Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 4AH 07961 265719
There is one County
Councillor and 11 Parish
Councillors representing the three wards.
Baughurst Parish is in the County of Hampshire
and includes the hamlet of Wolverton, the Parish is located in the middle of a
triangle between Basingstoke, Newbury and Reading.
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What is a
The Council is the
lowest tier of local government but is at the grassroots of the community. The
Council normally consists of 11 voluntary Councillors (currently there are
vacancies) who are elected for a four year term of office to serve and
administer to the needs of the residents of Baughurst Parish. In the event of
mid-term vacancy occurring a new member is elected or co-opted until the next
full election. The Parish Councillors determine and set policy to cater for the
social, cultural, welfare and environmental needs of our residents and employ a
part time Clerk to the Council to implement policy decisions.
adhere to the Parish Council Code of Conduct and complete a Register of
Interests. The Councillors have formed into sub-councils to concentrate on
in-depth concerns in the local community. The committees are listed
Playing Fields and
becoming a Parish Councillor?
Why not attend as
a member of the public for a few meetings and if this encourages you to get
involved, perhaps speak with an existing Councillor or the Parish Council Clerk
who can provide more information about Parish Council elections and mid-term
When does the
Parish Council meet?
The Parish Council meets on the 4th Thursday in
each month, with the exception of August and December. The meetings are held
either in the Heath End Village Hall or Wolverton Village Hall. Primarily most
meetings are held in Heath End hall ,except those in the summer months, where
the meetings is held at Wolverton Village Hall.
The meetings are open to the public and all are
welcome to listen to the proceeding. Visiting public are not entitled to
participate in the business of the meeting, without the invitation of the
Chairman. The public may speak in the agenda item 'Open Forum', which generally occurs twice, each for 10 minutes, within the meeting.