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    Griston Parish Council is seeking a clerk/RFO (responsible finance officer). Knowledge of basic bookkeeping is essential, as are good organisational and some basic I.T. skills to administrate the council website. Although someone with experience in Parish Councils is preferred, training will be given to anyone with the right knowledge and ability.


    Griston is a small Parish of around 220 homes (approx. 750 residents) and with an annual precept c.£9,000.

    The job will entail working from home (an allowance is given), attending bi-monthly Parish Council meetings (taking minutes) and is expected to take 3 hours per week on average. Expenses will be paid for travelling on council business.


    Apply in writing to; David Barnett, Chairman Griston Parish Council, ‘Tinosa’, Church Road, Griston, Norfolk, IP25 6QA, or by email to with a brief c.v.

  2. Owing to the continued number of "throw-overs" being made by people using Manor Road to access the path around the prison, HMP have suggested that a key-pad controlled gate be installed at the entrance to the path.

    As they are well aware of the frequent use by dog-walkers, they are prepared to let residents of the village have the access code, thereby enabling them to continue to use the path.

    This will be discussed at the next Parish Council meeting at 7.30pm in the church on Monday 27th November. A representative from the prison will be attendance to answer questions. All residents are welcome to attend.