News

Recent news items from the Parish Council and our partners.

Parish Council Vacancy

Wed 14 Feb 2024 17:38

A vacancy has arisen on the Parish Council following the death of Councillor Peter Owen. For further details, see the Notice of Vacancy below.

Notice of Vacancy

No election was called in respect of this vacancy, so the Parish Council intends to co-opt a new Councillor at its meeting on Monday 11 March. Anyone interested in applying for consideration for this position should submit a brief written statement outlining their relevant knowledge, skills and experience, their reasons for wanting to become a Councillor and what they hope to achieve in the role. Statements must be submitted to the Clerk no later than Wednesday 6 March.

The Good Councillor's Guide explains how local councils work and the role of a Councillor.

The Good Councillor's Guide

For further information or to discuss the role of Parish Councillor, please contact the Clerk.

Notice of Vacancy

Tue 23 Jan 2024 11:35

A vacancy has arisen on the Parish Council following the death of Councillor Peter Owen. For further details, see the Notice of Vacancy below.

Notice of Vacancy

New Councillors Co-opted

Thu 13 Jul 2023 12:56

The three vacancies resulting from May's elections have now been filled. Shaun Potter, Ryan Feeney and Julia Hayes were co-opted onto the Council, bringing different knowledge and experience to broaden our horizons. We welcome them all and look forward to working with them for the next four years.

Parish Council Nominations

Thu 06 Apr 2023 12:40

Nominations have closed for the forthcoming local council elections. Four valid nominations were received for Christchurch Parish Council, so there will be no contested election and those nominated will be elected unopposed. Three vacancies remain to be filled by co-option, so anybody interested in finding out more about the work of the Parish Council and the role of a Councillor should contact the Clerk before the end of April.

The official Statement of Persons Nominated details the nominations received.

Notice of Election - Parish Councils

Fri 24 Mar 2023 14:37

Elections will be held on Thursday 4th May for all Parish and Town Councils in Fenland, including all seven seats on Christchurch Parish Council if more than seven valid nominations are received.

The official Notice of Election explains this in more detail.

Notice of Election - Fenland District Council

Fri 24 Mar 2023 14:37

Elections will be held on Thursday 4th May for all seats on Fenland District Council.

The official Notice of Election explains this in more detail.

Funding for Community Projects

Sat 25 Jun 2022 10:44

The Whitemill Environment Fund distributes funding from the Coldham wind farms for environmental projects in the parishes of Elm and Christchurch. The Fund is administered by Fenland District Council.

Examples of the types of projects eligible for funding are shown on the poster below. If you have an idea for a suitable project, contact Rebecca Robinett for further advice.

Whitemill Environment Fund

Website Goes Live!

Thu 06 Jan 2022 20:20

Christchurch Parish Council's new website has been launched, to provide enhanced details of the work of the Parish Council and to assist residents in accessing the services provided by Fenland District Council and Cambridgeshire County Council. There is much more to be added to the site, so visit regularly to see new information as it is added. If you have ideas about the information you would like to see on this site, please contact a member of the council.