• WYE3 (44 acres owned by Telereal Trillium) and sunset view of the Great Stour valley from Sidelands

    WYE3 (44 acres owned by Telereal Trillium) and sunset view of the Great Stour valley from Sidelands

  • Wye National Nature Reserve, the view over the Devil's Kneading Trough from Broad Downs

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Congratulations to the Parish Award and Trophy Winners 2018!

Congratulations to the Parish Award and Trophy Winners 2018!

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 20:00 by Parish Admin

Big Coombe Challenge Plate: Winner - Penny Haynes, for her work in the community for Our Place Wye and the Patient Participation Group; David Marriott Trophy for Young Endeavour: Winner - Conrad Bills, for tending of vegetable beds at Lady Joanna Thornhill School; Wye Parish Council PC Challenge Cup: The Long Cup, Winners - Wye Level Crossing Keepers, for helping to keep Wye moving! (collected by Nick Wellington, image right, (Crossing Keeper Manager at South Eastern) Wye Gala Week: Winners - Michael and Wendy Barnes, for their work to maintain and preserve the Wye Crown; Kent Association of Local Councils Award: Winner - Penny Haynes, a framed certificate for her work in improving the lives of members of the Wye community; Special Award £50 cheque for a pupil of Wye School who is raising money to finance attendance of himself and others at the 24th Scouts Jamboree in U.S.A. in 2019. As the Scotton Cup for the environment is in need of repair, it has not been presented in 2018.

Responsible Finance Officer / Deputy Clerk £19,446 - £26,470 depending on qualifications and experience

Responsible Finance Officer / Deputy Clerk £19,446 - £26,470 depending on qualifications and experience

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:16 by Parish Admin

Wye with Hinxhill Parish Council is seeking a Responsible Finance Officer / Deputy Clerk. This is a part-time post (10-12 hours per week). The position requires an individual with strong organisational and inter-personal skills, who has broad experience in an accounts and business management environment. As a minimum, applicants need to be proficient in book keeping and IT. Direct experience of using accounting software packages is desirable, but full specialist training and support will be provided. More »

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th July, 11.00AM

Based in the Parish Council office in Briar Close, with flexibility for working from home, this post provides an opportunity for a finance officer to serve the Parish Council. The Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) will be responsible for the Council's financial transactions and records, and the careful and transparent administration of its finances.

NJC pay scale SCP 19 £19,446 – SCP 29 £26,470 (pro rata, dependent on qualifications and experience)

For more information and to download the job pack please follow the links on the Wye Jobs page. » Less

Summer Social Evening

Summer Social Evening

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:00 by Parish Admin

The Summer Social Evening and informal annual parish meeting for the residents of Wye with Hinxhill will be held this evening. The event will start with a cheese and wine from 7pm in the Small Village Hall, Tuesday 19th June. At 8pm the Parish Council chairman Cllr Noel Ovenden will present the Annual Report and announce the winners of the following annual awards: More »

These are the Big Coombe Challenge Plate, the David Marriott Trophy for Young Endeavour, the Wye Challenge Cup and the Wye Gala Week Trophy. This year there is also a Kent Association of Local Councils Community Award for a Wye resident. (This is a Kent wide scheme supported by the High Sheriff of Kent, to recognise someone who has made a significant contribution to their community over a number of years). The Scotton Cup for the Environment will not be awarded this year as it is in need of repair. However a presentation cheque will be made in lieu. Kent County Councillor Clair Bell will attend the event. » Less

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