• Councillor Vacancy

    Councillor Vacancy

    Midsomer Norton Town Council COUNCILLOR VACANCY Notice is given that there is a vacancy for a Town Councillor on Midsomer Norton Town Council. Eligible members of the public (who must be aged 18 or over) are invited to apply for this voluntary position. Applications must be made in writing to the Town Clerk and must include the following: • Full Name, Age and Address; • A short statement (not exceeding 50 words) to assist the Council in deciding the suitability of the applicant; • Any further information that the applicant considers relevant; • The signature of the applicant. Applications must be submitted in hard copy with an original signature by no later than 1.00pm on Friday 31st July 2020 to the address below. It is anticipated that a decision to co-opt the new Member of the Council will be made at a meeting of the Council to be held on Monday 7th September 2020. Donna Ford, Town Clerk Tel: 01761 418701 Midsomer Norton Town Council Email: Town Hall The Island Midsomer Norton BA3 2HQ
  • Support

    Support

    A volunteer group coordinated by B&NES has gone live today. Should anyone be in need of assistance to collect food, medicines, or just want someone to talk to, Compassionate Community can now be contacted by phone - 0300 247 0050. Initially the line will be operated from Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm. See this extract from B&NES press release: "The telephone number is 0300 2470050. Please note the lines will not be open until Monday March 30 and please understand we may experience high call volumes and ask you to bear with us during this time. The Compassionate Community telephone hub will see teams from partners including Virgin Care, Bath & North East Somerset Council and the NHS come together to work with 3SG, who are co-ordinating the efforts of third sector groups and volunteers to help people who are most in need with food, mental health, wellbeing and welfare."
  • Midsomer Norton Has A New Mayor!

    Midsomer Norton Has A New Mayor!

    On Monday 11th May 2020 at 7pm, the Annual Meeting of the Town Council was held remotely using Zoom. The first Agenda item was to elect a new Mayor for Midsomer Norton for the Municipal Year 2020/2021. It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Councillor Lynda Robertson was elected for the role. The new Mayor has been a Councillor for 9 years. Lynda is a member of the Planning Committee, Finance and Operations Committee and the Personnel Working Party, and also represents the Council on outside bodies including: ALCA/NALC, the Midsomer Norton and Radstock Chamber of Commerce, the Midsomer Norton Community Trust, the Midsomer Norton Society, Parish Cluster Meetings, the Somer Valley Forum, and the Midsomer Norton and District Carnival Association. We would like to thank the outgoing Mayor, Councillor Michael Evans for all of his hard work over the last year, and we wish Mayor Lynda Robertson all the very best for the year ahead.
  • PART TIME VACANCY – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

    PART TIME VACANCY – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

    Administrative Officer Part Time Hours 22.5 per week Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-5 Salary: £17,364 to £18,426 Pro - Rata for part time employees, dependent upon qualifications and experience. Applications are invited for the post of Administrative Officer in Midsomer Norton - a thriving market town in North East Somerset approximately 11 miles south of the city of Bath. The population of Midsomer Norton is around 11,500 and the current precept is approximately £388,000. The Council is seeking a part time member of staff to support the effective and efficient administration of Midsomer Norton Town Council, previous experience or knowledge of the Local Government sector is desirable, full training will be provided. The post is Part-time (22.5 hours per week) and qualifies for membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. This is an exciting opportunity to help support this ambitious Council. The successful candidate will be proactive, hardworking and possess a ‘can-do’ attitude with the ability to think strategically and laterally. Midsomer Norton Town Council is an equal opportunity employer. For an informal discussion and Application Pack, please contact the Town Clerk on 01761 418701 or email Applications must be received by Sunday 5th July 2020.

Midsomer Norton in Somerset, England is a town located 10 miles south-west of the Spa City of Bath and 10 miles north-east of Wells the smallest city in England.

Midsomer Norton Town Council came into existence in May 2011 as a consequence of the Bath and North East Somerset (Reorganisation of Community Governance) (Norton Radstock) Order 2011. The Council’s vision is of an inclusive community that has pride in Midsomer Norton. Individuals will respect each other and contribute to the well being of the community as a whole.