Become a Local Councillor: Make a difference
Watlington Parish Council provides, maintains or contributes to the following services: Allotments, leisure facilities, car parks, Youth Club, Children's Centre, recreation grounds and open spaces, public conveniences, street cleaning in the centre of the town, looks at traffic calming measures and more!
The Council also works with our principal authorities Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) to ensure the effective delivery of services to the local community. It is your local Councillors, helped by the Clerk, who identify local needs and ensure delivery.
Elections for WPC will be held on 2 May 2019
If you would like to make a difference and be involved in shaping the future of the local community, why not stand for election?
Nomination Forms can be collected from the Parish Office or downloaded from our website or the SODC website.
If you would like to chat about joining Watlington Parish Council or need any help feel free to contact Kristina Tynan, Parish Clerk, or any Councillor.
Councillor Fergus Lapage has resigned from the Council with immediate effect. Fergus has been an active member of most of the Council's committees and brought a refreshing, pragmatic approach to proceedings.
He was particularly instrumental in the refresh of the Allotments Committee. We thank Fergus for all his input and effort over the past two years.
The Henley Standard has today published a touching tribute to the late Tony Williamson, long standing Parish Councillor, who sadly passed away on the 12th February 2019.
Tony was a great advocate for Watlington. His tireless devotion to the town and its people never ceased to impress. He will be greatly missed by us all.
To read the Henley Standard tribute, please click here.
Councillor Fiona Butler and Councillor Jeremy Bell have both resigned from the Parish Council.
Fiona was co-opted onto the Council in January 2017 and took an active role representing the Parish Council in linking with Icknield Community College. She has resigned due to increasing work commitments.
Jeremy was elected to the Council in May 2015 and ably chaired the Council's Planning and Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committees. Jeremy also resigns due to increasing work commitments.
We extend out thanks to both Fiona and Jeremy for their energy and dedication to Council activities.