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Gala 2017 - Saturday 5 August 2017

The Gala for this year is adopting a very different format, it is a one day event, with as much entertainment and activities packed into it as we can manage.

It will be held on Saturday, 5 August 2017 and there will be live music all day concluding with the usual Proms in the Park event and Firework finale. The fairground will be available along with their hot food outlets. There will also be a number of attractions for all to use 'free of charge' which includes a Climbing Wall, Caving experience, Archery and Giant Human Hamster Balls. More »

We are also inviting as many charities, organisations and business to have a stall on the day and the booking forms are available to download using the link below or by contacting the Parish Council office to request a form. Spaces are already being booked and so to avoid disappointment, please get your stall booked as soon as possible. The stall fees have been reduced by £5 this year to £10.00 for 1 table or £15 for 2 (or 1 table with a gazebo) Trade spaces have also been reduced by £5 to £30 per trade space.

For the Parish Council to host this event with reduced stall fees and free activities they will be asking for a £1 per adult entrance fee.

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:00 by Annie Armstrong

Vacancy for a Senior Grounds Person / Health & Safety Officer



Salary Scale LC1 (23-25): £21,057 to £22,434.

Birstall Parish Council is a busy and expanding parish and they are looking for someone to assist the Estates Team with all general ground maintenance and to assist the Clerk by ensuring that the Council meets their Health & Safety obligations and operates within the constraints of the Health & Safety at Work Act of 1974. More »

The successful applicant will work as a member of the Estates Team and deputise for the Estates Team Manager during their absence and be able to undertake the duties designated to the post. They will also

Application forms are available from the Parish Council offices: 0116 267 6191 or you can download the Job Description and Application form below.

Please note that CV's will not be considered.

The closing date for applications is: Monday, 3:00pm on 31st July 2017

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:33 by Sue Coulson

Vacancy for a Grounds Person


Salary Scale LC1 (15-17): £16,772 to £17,547 per annum.

Birstall Parish Council is seeking a motivated person looking for a new challenge to play a key role in helping us to manage and maintain the excellent standard and condition of the playing field areas, the Cemetery and the Parish Council owned car parks situated in Birstall.

You will need to have an interest for working outdoors and have experience of meeting and dealing with the public on a daily basis. You must have good verbal and written skills and deliver a positive image of the Parish Council. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently and communicate effectively with a wide range of people. More »

Successful candidates will be required to work occasional evenings, weekends and Bank holidays on a seasonal shift rota system.

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Coulson on 0116 267 6191

A Job Description and Application form is available to download below, or you can telephone the office to request a hard copy of the application pack to be posted to you or for you to collect from the Council offices, or you can email: admin@birstallpc.org.uk to request a copy.

Please Note: Please do not send in your CV, they will not be considered.

Closing Date for applications is : 3pm – Friday, 31 July 2017

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:30 by Sue Coulson