• Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

    Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

    NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR Midsomer Norton Town Council Redfield Ward NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that following the resignation of Cllr John Baker, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for Midsomer Norton Town Council, Redfield Ward. If, within 14 days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Tuesday 15 December 2020), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, Bath & North East Somerset Council, Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW, by TEN electors for Midsomer Norton Redfield Ward, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option. The request must be signed by ten persons who, at the time of the request, are listed on the electoral register as local government electors for Midsomer Norton Redfield Ward. The ten signatures should be accompanied by printed names, addresses and, if known, electoral numbers. Under the Coronavirus Act 2020, if an election is called, it will not take place until May 2021. Amanda Hazell Deputy Town Clerk Dated: Wednesday 25 November 2020 * In computing any period of time for this purpose a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded.
  • Christmas Lights on the High Street

    Christmas Lights on the High Street

    The Christmas Lights are shining to bring cheer to visitors on the High Street.
  • Support

    Support

    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 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."
  • Wooden Reindeer Packs

    Wooden Reindeer Packs

    Volunteers from Men's Shed are busy making our Wooden Reindeer packs for our Christmas giveaway this year. The Town Council are delighted that Men's Shed agreed to help us with this project and very grateful for all their hard work. We can't wait to get the packs out to the lucky recipients and see your finished reindeer. To add your name to the list to win a Reindeer email . Names will be pulled out of a hat on Monday 14th December and winners contacted the same day. Good luck!
  • Midsomer Norton Town Trust – Part Time Secretary Post

    Midsomer Norton Town Trust – Part Time Secretary Post

    MIDSOMER NORTON TOWN TRUST PART TIME TOWN TRUST SECRETARY Salary: £10.04 per hour. FTE £19,316.96 – pro rata for part time employees. Dependent upon qualifications and experience. Applications are invited for the post of Secretary of Midsomer Norton Town Trust. The Town Trust Secretary (“Secretary”) will be responsible to the Board of Town Trust Trustees (“The Board”) and Midsomer Norton Town Clerk (in the holder of that post’s separate role supporting the Town Trust), for ensuring that the instructions of the Board and Town Clerk are carried out. The Secretary will advise the Board and Town Clerk and assist in the formation of policies to be followed in respect of its activities. The person appointed will be accountable to the Board and Town Clerk for the effective management of all its resources and report to them as and when required. The Secretary will be the Responsible Financial Officer for all financial records of the Charity and the careful administration of its finances. The post is part time: 16 hours per week. The usual working hours will be from 9am – 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday. There will be an opportunity to join a Work Place Pension scheme. This is a temporary contract for one year, with a view to making the position permanent. This is an exciting opportunity to help develop Midsomer Norton Town Trust. The successful candidate will be proactive, hard-working and possess a ‘can-do’ attitude with the ability to think strategically and laterally. For an application pack please contact Caroline at the Town Council on 01761 418701, or email . Applications must be received by Friday 18th December 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.