Following the election of five Councillors on 18th November 2022, there are two vacancies which can be filled by co-option at the Porlock Parish Council meeting on Wednesday 14th December 2022.

Interested persons are invited to contact the Parish Clerk, at the address shown below, to request co-option papers to be completed and returned by 5pm on Monday 12th December 2022

Porlock Parish Council, Parish Office, Old School Centre, West End, Porlock, Somerset TA24 8QD

Email : Tel : 01643 863350

Porlock Parish Council Require a Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer.

The appointment is initially for 35 hours per week (some home based)

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • All aspects of local government administration
  • Preparing Agendas and taking Minutes for daytime and evening meetings
  • Acting as line manager for existing Employees and to liaise with the Staffing & HR Committee
  • Running the Parish Office
  • Management of financial procedures
  • Ensuring Councillors meet legal obligations
  • Maintaining burial records

Previous experience of local government would be an advantage.  The successful applicant will be expected to work towards gaining their CiLCA qualification.  Salary is dependant on experience in accordance with National recommended salary scale LC2 (18-24) £13.24 – £14.67 per hour.  For job specification and application form please contact the Clerk either by email or 01643 863350.  Please provide a full CV with your application form.  Closing date for all applications 12:00pm 09th September 2022.

PPC Meeting on 30th August 2022

Good Morning Everyone

The Parish Council are to hold a PPC meeting to discuss the following Planning Application:

6/27/22/115 Land West of Sparkhayes Lane, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8NE

Agenda Extraordinary Meeting to be held on the 30th August 2022

The Planning Officer will also be in attendance at this meeting to provide background on the Planning Application.

If you would like to attend please advise the Clerk by Monday 4pm 29th August 2022.

If you have any questions please contact me on