Local councils are at the very heart oftheir communities; giving neighbourhoods a voice and making people more involved in the decisions that affect them. Over 15 million people (35% of the population) live in the communities served by local councils. Local councils want to serve their communities as best they can and make a real difference to the lives of the people that live there. Sandford St Martin Parish Council is no exception.
The Council is responsible for:
- The Village Green in Ledwell
- The defibrillator in Sandford St Martin
- The direction sign at Ledwell crossroads
- Benches in Sandford St Martin and Ledwell
- Grit bins in Sandford St Martin and Ledwell
- Village entrance gates in Sandford St Martin
Paul North – Chairman
– Lead Councillor – Finance and Governance
– Lead Councillor – PCC/Parish Hall
– Representative – Mullin Automotive Museum Community Forum
Emily Wheeler-Booth – Vice-Chairman
Clerk (part time)
Anne Ogilvie, PSLCC
18 hours per month
Correspondence address: 6 Manor Court, Chadlington, Oxon, OX7 3LW
Telephone: 07712 003627
There are no vacancies.
Details of member interests can be found by contacting West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC):
Members’ allowances taken
2020 – none
2021 – none
2022 – none
2023 – none
2024 – January – none
Gift and Hospitality Register
Available on request from the Clerk
Council Action Plan
Parish Council meetings are held 4 times a year at 7 pm at Sandford St Martin Parish Hall.
- Thursday 05 October 2023
- Thursday 07 December 2023 – change of date
- Thursday 07 March 2024 – change of date
- Thursday 16 May 2024 (Annual Council Meeting)
Members of the public are welcome to attend the meetings, and there is a time in the meeting set aside for public participation.
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
Thursday 25 May 2023 at 7.00 pm, Sandford St Martin Parish Hall
The next Parish Council election is in May 2026.
Agendas and minutes
Meeting agendas and minutes are posted on the website, and the noticeboards in Sandford St Martin and Ledwell.
Website Accessibility Statement
Using this website
This website is managed and owned by Sandford St Martin Parish Council.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.
For example this means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
What to do if you can’t access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different font please contact the Clerk:
Phone: 01608 676768
We will consider your request and get back to you within 20 days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page, or you think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact the Clerk.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the “accessibility regulations”). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Services (EASS) at https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
Sandford St Martin Parish Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Website and Mobile Applications) (No.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1AA standard.
Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
Many of our older PDF documents may not meet accessibility standards – for example, they may not be structured so they are accessible to a screen reader. The accessibility requirements do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they are not essential to providing our services. However, if there is a particular document you need converting, please let us know, and if possible we will update it.
A Parish Council has powers to provide facilities
Parish councils have powers to provide some facilities themselves, or they can contribute towards their provision by others. For example: –
We may also provide the following, subject to the consent of the WODC:
The Parish Council must be notified by WODC of:
The Parish Council may also exercise the following powers: