Welcome to the new website of Tharston and Hapton Parish Council.
Our Parish Meetings are held at The Church Rooms Hapton. Everyone is welcome to attend the Parish Meetings and participate and we look forward to welcoming you to the meetings
At Present all meetings are cancelled and once the meetings return to normal after the virus has abated I will be in touch to inform all Parishioners.
The Annual Parish Meetings have also been cancelled till next year under government guidance.
Please see the attached briefing paper from Nalc on The Coronavirus and information on The Parish Council holding meetings and vital information on the necessary sources of advice for parishioners on The Coronavirus should you need to access the services.
I ahve also added a page on the website to keep all parishioners and Councillors up to date with the latest breifings and information on the pandemic.
The Parish Council are passing the following resolution to enable them to continue with their vital work on maintenence, paying of invoices and with the guidance from The Government of Social distancing all meeting including the Annual Meeting of the Parish are cancelled from weds as per the resolution that will be passed on Weds.
Emergency Delegation Scheme
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and in the event that it is not possible to convene a meeting of The Parish Council in reasonable time, the Clerk shall have delegated authority to make decisions on behalf of the Council where such decisions cannot be deferred and must be made in order to comply with a commercial or statuary deadlines, or to ensure public safety. This will be carried out where possible in consultation with the Council via Telephone or electronically. The Clerk will further consult with the Chairman and vice-chairman for guidance. This delegation does not extend to matters expressly reserved to the Council in legislation. The delegated authority will be ceased by a decision at a meeting when it is considered no longer necessary.
Please see attached link of a Challenge set by The Parish Chairman Nick Potter
The Defibrillators are now installed in their new home and the locations are as follows.
Hapton Service Station, The Street, Hapton
Willow Farm, The Street, Tharston
The Parish Council has now received the kit to run CPR and Defibrillator training courses and will be looking to run courses in the New Year for all Parishioners and local groups. Please contact the Clerk to register your interest asap
Tharston and Hapton Parish Council website is run under the aim of providing complete transparency. A link to the code is here
All the meetings scheduled for the year 2018-2019 up to March 2019 are on the sheet below
Tharston and Hapton parish Council are registered with The Information Commisioners Office for membership of this organisation regarding data prorection, please see certificate link below