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Fremington Parish Council

Welcome to the official Fremington Parish Council website

Please note that following Government restrictions, the Fremington Parish Council Offices are not currently open to the public. We will still be available via phone or email during our normal working hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 1pm.

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CO-OPTION

Fremington Parish Council have a Co-option for Fremington (Maple Ward).

Fremington Parish Council have a Co-option for Fremington (Bickington Ward).

Please see below the advert, application form and co-option policy.

CO-OPTION ADVERT - MAPLE WARD (pdf)

CO-OPTION ADVERT - BICKINGTON WARD (pdf)

MAPLE CO-OPTION FORM (pdf)

BICKINGTON CO-OPTION FORM (pdf)

CO-OPTION POLICY (pdf)

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JOB ADVERT

Administration and Projects Manager

SCP 17-23 (24,491 - 27,741 Full Time Equivalent) Pro-Rata Hours: 25 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9am - 2pm.

Fremington Parish Council is recruiting and looking for an enthusiastic, organised, and personable individual to take an active role in the delivery and implementation of Council decisions and projects and provide administrative support services to the Parish Council.

For an application pack please contact the Parish Council via email admin@fremingtonparishcouncil.gov.uk or phone on 01271 321063

Applicants can also apply via the indeed website.

Closing date for applications is 1pm on Friday, 29th January 2021.


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The Parish of Fremington is situated in North Devon. It has four distinct areas of population, the older villages of Yelland, Fremington and Bickington and the newer development of Roundswell. The area of Woodville is also within the Parish.

The parish covers some 2526 hectares along the south side of the estuary of the river Taw.  About 15% of the parish is densely populated, the remainder being open countryside, with a few tiny hamlets, and woodland. There are two Local Nature Reserves within the parish, which complement the RSPB reserve at Isley Marsh and the Gaia Trust's nature reserve at Home Farm Marsh. There is a network of well maintained footpaths and the Tarka Trail runs through the parish. An interesting leaflet is available from the Parish Office detailing a number of walks.

There are a good range of shops and facilities within the whole parish, from small local shops to a retail park. The Parish Council runs 8 play areas. Following an award from the Football Foundation new football pitches and changing rooms have been provided at Roundswell (Tews Lane).

The Parish Council is also responsible for Fremington cemetery, an environmental area (Griggs Field) and Fremington Village Green and an open space at Maple Grove Roundswell. In the late 1990s the Parish Council redeveloped Fremington Quay, which now has a heritage/visitor centre and cafe. The Parish Council runs two allotment sites, one at Muddlebridge and one at Babbages.The Parish Council also has a cemetery, located on the outskirts of Fremington.



National Award Scheme

Fremington Parish Council continues to build on success receiving a further award in National Award Scheme (pdf)

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