News Updates from Dartmoor Forest Parish Council

Co-option Notice to residents

Dartmoor Forest Parish Council are now looking to Co-opt a member of the parish onto the Council.

Co-option Notice

30th November 2021

Dartmoor Forest Parish Council Casual Vacancy

Notice of casual vacancy that has occurred within the Council.

27th October 2021

Cimate Emergency Statement


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25th October 2021

Accounts and Audit Regulations

Under the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, Dartmoor Forest Parish Council must publish the following information on its website:
- Notice of the period for the exercise of public rights and a declaration that the accounting statements are as yet unaudited.
- Section 1 Annual Governance Statement 2020/21, approved and signed
- Section 2 Accounting Statements 2020/21, approved and signed
In addition the council have published the following:
- all financial transactions for 2020/21
- a bank reconciliation as at 31 March 2021
- an explanation of any significant year on year variances in the accounting statements
- Annual Internal Audit Report 2020/21

Please click on this link for the above documents:

27th June 2021

Vacancy - Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Dartmoor Forest Parish Council is a forward-looking active council seeking a Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer. Must be experienced in meeting organisation, minute taking and administration and a competent user of MS Office. Further training will be provided. Based from home for 25-35 hours per month, with regular meetings in the parish. Hourly rate based on national pay levels. Starting rate £10.86/hour.
Please see below for full job description. For an informal discussion please contact the current Clerk, Steve Cox on 01822 258549. To apply, email a CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability and experience to by 5th July 2021.

Parish Clerk Job Description

23rd June 2021

Princetown CCTV Project - Frequently Asked Questions

The Parish Council have put together the below document to answer some of the questions that residents may have around the Princetown CCTV project.
If you would like to find out more then please contact one of your local councillors, the Clerk or attend one of the monthly parish council meetings. All details can be found on this website.

DFPC CCTV Frequently Asked Questions

3rd February 2021

Dartmoor Forest Parish COVID 19 Community Support : Do you need help with shopping, collecting medicines or dog walking?

At this difficult time, it is more important than ever that we do everything we can do to support each other. If you are self-isolating and need help then please contact one of the volunteers from our parish who have kindly offered to help. We even have two teachers who have offered to provide telephone advice on home schooling!

Please click on the link below to download details of who can help and their contact telephone number and email address.

Download List of Volunteers (pdf)

Click here for the latest Government guidance

1st February 2021

Rural Crime Newsletter

This is the first force wide publication from the Rural Affairs team across the two counties of Devon and Cornwall.

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16th September 2020

COVID 19 - Volunteers wanted to help those needing assistance in the Parish

In light of the announcement that individuals and families must stay at home, it is more important than ever that we do everything we can do to support each other. The parish council would like to ask for volunteers to help those that need assistance across the parish.
Please click on the link below to find out how you can help. Please also see the government guidance on how to help people safely.

Download information on how you can help (pdf)

Government Website - Guidance on how to help safely

24th March 2020

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