Vacancy for Two Councillors - 27 May 2020


There are vacancies for two Councillors for the Butley Ward of the Parish of Prestbury.


An election to fill these vacancies will be held if ten electors for the said Electoral area give notice to the Returning Officer requesting such an election within 14 days (excluding Saturdays Sundays or a Bank Holiday) of the date of this notice i.e. no later than 19th June 2020. It should be noted that elections will not take place until May 2021


The address of the Returning Officer is:

The Returning Officer

Cheshire East Council


Middlewich Road


CW11 1HZ


If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancies by co-option.

For further advice on procedure please call the Elections Office at Cheshire East Council 01270 685922

Would you like to become more involved in your local community?

Two seats has become vacant on Prestbury Parish Council and we would be really interested in hearing from residents with new ideas and perspectives that can help the Council foster new approaches to continue making a positive impact on the vibrancy of Prestbury. 

The Parish Council play a role in local planning applications, events, open spaces, and key issues that affect the Parish. 

To find out more about this vacancy and how to apply, please email the

Clerk Vacancy


This is an interesting and varied part time post working predominantly from home during daytime hours supporting the Councillors to deliver real benefits to the community.


The Clerk will also be required to attend and minute one evening Council meeting per month, one planning meeting every three weeks (daytime), village event meetings approx. 10 times per year (daytime) a finance meeting every quarter (evening) and one annual parish meeting (evening).


The ideal candidate will have an understanding, and preferably experience, of the local government system, experience of committee administration, good oral and written communication skills. Candidates must have a proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email administration, website administration and must be mobile within the Parish


Duties will include general administrative work, assistance with the organisation of village events, telephone and written communications.


Hours to be discussed and agreed at interview but approx. 15hrs per week.

Salary £12.64 - £13.68 per hour i.e. SCP 18-22, dependent on experience and qualifications


A complete role descriptor can be found at the Parish Council website or is available on request from Cllr Valerie Herbert, Vice Chairman.


Applications should be submitted to no later than Sunday 22nd March


We anticipate interviews with shortlisted candidates to take place on 31st March or 1st April

The Role Descriptor can be downloaded here 

The Clerk Vacancy text can be downloaded here

Cheshire East Local Plan SADPD Submission from Prestbury Parish Council


To view Prestbury Parish Council's submission to the Cheshire East Local Plan Site Allocations and Development Policies Document, please click here.

Call for Volunteers


If you can spare a few hours on an ad-hoc basis to help a team of volunteers keep Prestbury in bloom, please contact Cllr Valerie Herbert, Vice Chair of Prestbury Parish Council, by email at

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