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Welcome to Congresbury Parish Council  


Vacancy – Administrator/Responsible Finance Officer

Starting salary £10,503 - £12,248 – 20 hours a week

Congresbury Parish Council is seeking an Administrator/Responsible Finance Officer (RFO) to bring improvements across the parish. The role is responsible for the overall financial management of the Parish Council assets. 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate good organisational and communication skills, proven IT skills and previous experience of budget setting and monitoring, preparing accounts, statements and returns for audit and using computerized accounting and payroll systems. 

This is a varied and interesting role with opportunities to support councillors to make informed decisions. Attendance is required at some evening meetings, arranged as necessary throughout the year.

Download the job description for the Administrator/RFO post here.

Application form available here

Applications must be submitted on the Council’s application form and returned to the Clerk at Orchard House, The Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury, North Somerset BS49 5DX or emailed to by noon on the 19th March 2018.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 10th April 2018.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact the Clerk on 01934 838802.


The latest newsletter can now be downloaded here for information.


A road closure notice has been issued by North Somerset Council for Wood Hill and comes into force on 22nd January. Further details are available here


The Parish Council currently has 3 vacancies for Parish Councillors. The Parish Council plays a vital role in the Parish of Congresbury, working towards keeping the Parish an attractive place to live and influencing the future of the area. The Parish Council holds meetings in the Old School Rooms once a month, to which members of the public are invited. Meetings usually last up to 2 hours, depending on the agenda. In addition to regular meetings, councillors are occasionally required to attend other meetings or events representing the Council. Being a parish councilor will not take up too much of your time  and is something that can give you a sense of achievement. For more information please contact the Chair of the Parish Council, Cllr Diana Hassan on 01934 876454 or e mail the clerk at


Please note the Planning Committee scheduled for Monday 26th February has been cancelled due to lack of business. The next meeting will be on Monday 26th March 2018. 

There was a meeting of the Parish Council Planning Committee on Monday 29th January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the St Andrew's Room, Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury. The draft minutes for the meeting can be downloaded here. Supporting documents are available via the Council Meetings tab. 


There was a meeting of the Full Parish Council on Monday 12th March 2018 at 7.30 pm in the St Andrews Room, Old School Rooms, Station Road, Congresbury. The draft minutes for the meeting can be found here. Due to a temporary issue with our website only some of the supporting documents are available via the Council Meetings tab. Please contact the Clerk for further details.


A Notice has been issued by North Somerset Council to extend the closure of sections of the above for works by Bristol Water until 26 June 2018. Due to environmental reasons Bristol Water were unable to phase the works as anticipated and the footpaths and part of the Straberry Line have remained closed. These works will start again after April 2018. Diversions will remain in place. A full copy of the Order can be downloaded here .


For information on village events, clubs and societies please click on the link to the village website here
If you would like to know more about the history of Congresbury click here
If you wish to connect to North Somerset Council please click here .