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Parish Clerk Vacancy

published on 8th Mar 2016

Escrick Parish Council invites applications for the position of PARISH CLERK.

This is a part-time post of 4 hours per week and the successful applicant will be home based. Duties will include managing both the council’s administration and the services it provides for the people of Escrick, servicing council meetings, fulfilling the statutory role of Responsible Financial Officer, undertaking research, advising councillors, uploading documents to the Parish Council's Website and carrying out such other duties as are appropriate to the role of Parish Clerk.

The post is subject to a six-month probationary period and the successful applicant would ideally hold the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) or be willing to undertaken the necessary training to obtain the qualification if required. Salary: NJC scale points 22, i.e. £10.527p per hour. An application form can be obtained from:

Completed application forms should be returned no later than the end of April. Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

Give it a Go event

published on 29th Feb 2016

Please find here a registration form for the Give it a Go event being held by Eastern Community Engagement Forum on Saturday 16th April 2016 2.00pm – 5.00pm, at Escrick & Deighton Club and Escrick Village Hall, Main Street, Escrick.

Parish Council response to Minerals and Waste Consultation

published on 24th Feb 2016

Find attached Escrick Parish Council's reply to the recent NYCC consultation on Minerals and Waste proposals to the south of the village.

Minerals and Waste Consultation Response - Escrick Parish Council 17.2.16.pdf

CEF Newsletter Feb 2016

published on 9th Feb 2016

Community Engagement Forum newsletter: Link

Main St War Memorial

published on 18th Jan 2016

Escrick residents are advised that the current owners of Rudding House, 36 Main Street, Escrick are claiming ownership to the site of the bus shelter/war memorial which was erected circa 1946 by public subscription upon land owned by the Forbes Adam family. The shelter contains an inscription: "This shelter was erected by the inhabitants of the Parish of Escrick as a memorial to those who served their country during the War 1939-45".

36 Main Street have stated that

"we are currently considering whether leaving the bus shelter on this site would be a satisfactory conclusion for all parties or whether perhaps the removal or relocation of the structure would be preferable in order to prevent any future dispute. We would welcome your thoughts on this matter and will seek to work to work with you."

The parish council have maintained and insured this building for 60 years. It recognises the significance of the war memorial to the village and will be robustly defending the ownership of the war memorial on behalf of the village.

The parish council will keep the village informed of progress.

Liz Casling, Chair Escrick Parish council.

Escrick Youth Club

published on 13th Jan 2016

After a successful meeting prior to Christmas, we are hoping to start the youth club in February 2016 at Escrick Club. We are looking for some more volunteers. It will be available for Year 4 children upwards.

This is an appeal for volunteers - older teens doing their Duke of Edinburgh awards perhaps or parents? (ideally not if your child is hoping to attend the youth club, apparently it's not cool to be at Youth club with your mum or dad!!)

Those interested should contact:

Charlotte Keable, Youth Development Worker, Office: 01845 522145 Mobile:07825659425 Web:

Any further questions regarding this can be emailed to Liz Casling on

Escrick Tea Shop

published on 13th Jan 2016

The Escrick Tea Shop launches on Wednesday 20th January - and will be held weekly in Escrick & Deighton Club from 2pm - 4pm.

It is an opportunity for everyone to come along, to enjoy tea/coffee and home-made cake at a nominal price. All ages very welcome. Any surplus funds will be ploughed back into enhancing and developing community activities in Escrick.

It will be a friendly Tea shop atmosphere, a place to meet people and chat. As we move forward we hope that other activities can be added and the tea shop will be the platform for other services and events .... Maybe a book swap/library, a chance for a game of cards or scrabble, a regular visit from a local butcher - the possibilities are endless.

If you would like to be involved in setting up or helping to run this wonderful community venture please contact Caroline by or phone 720703.

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