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Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green Parish Council

The Parish of Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green comprises Bishops Green and Sydmonton to the north, Brocks Green and Ecchinswell in the middle, and Sydmonton and Ashley Warren to the south. It is a long and narrow parish, bordered by Berkshire at the northern end and the parish of Whitchurch at the southern end. 

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Hampshire County Council have responded to weather warnings reported from the Met Office and have produced a newsletter of important information for the next few days, should you be affected or need help. This can be viewed here 


Woodside View Consultation

ET Planning on behalf of Bewley Homes is seeking community input for this proposed development.  Nearby residents will have received a leaflet about this.  Other residents can view the leaflet here and respond as they wish.


Councillor Vacancy 

We have 2 Councillor Vacancies. Please see the attached notice here. If you are interested in taking on this role, please contact the clerk at clerk@ecchinswell-pc.gov.uk

 Hampshire County Council Cost of Living Briefing

In October, Hampshire County Council launched the Keep Warm Keep Well web pages, which bring together a variety of help and information, such as advice for keeping homes warm and coping with debt, details about meals on wheels and school meals, as well as advice for maintaining physical and mental wellbeing during challenging times. Please see the link below if you would like further information:



Cost of Living Support Available from BDBC 

Full details of the support available from Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is on their website through the following link: https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/costofliving  but please spread the word to ensure the people who need it are made aware. The Parish Council can assist with access to the information if you have problems. Please contact clerk@ecchinswell-pc.gov.uk.   

Join our local team and become a Parish Councillor

There is a vacancy for a new Parish Councillor.  No special qualification is required to be a councillor; indeed, it is important that all sorts of people serve as councillors to give good representation of the community.  Training for new councillors is also available to help assist with understanding the responsibilities of the role.


If you would like to put yourself forward as a Parish Councillor, please either get in touch with the clerk (clerk@ecchinswell-pc.gov.uk) or come along to the next virtual meeting of the Parish Council to introduce yourself.




Useful links

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Latest news

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The Parish & the wider community

Click here for month-by-month activity across the Parish and the wider community

Ask a question

In need of Parish help, or just need to ask a question, then click here 



A group of residents in the parish have investigated a scheme with the potential to improve broadband speeds for local properties. However, with all the change in grants at DCMS and despite the intest of more than 70 residents, there does not seem to be a near-term opportunity for improvement at a cost that people will want to pay.  More information on the news page. 


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