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West Hunsbury Parish Council

About Us

The Parish Council

The Parish Council is the first tier of local government and exists to represent the interests of the parish. It is the job of the Parish Council to represent the interests of the whole community. Parish Councillors have a responsibility to be well informed about diverse local views.

There are eight seats on West Hunsbury Parish Council and Councillors are elected every four years (next election May 2019).

West Hunsbury Parish Council has been set up to serve the people and community of West Hunsbury. If you have any questions that you would like answered, views that you would like to share with the council or spot a problem that needs reporting in the Parish please contact the Clerk in the first instance.


Full Council meetings are held at Parsons Meade Community Room, West Hunsbury, twelve times a year on the third Thursday of every month. Members of the public are welcome to attend and listen to discussions. Up to 15 minutes is set aside within the meeting for "public participation" when members of the audience can speak for up to 3 minutes on items on the agenda at the discretion of the Chairman.

The Parish Council deals with a wide variety of issues and is well represented on County and Borough matters by the respective Councillors who regularly attend  our Parish Council meetings.

For more information about where and when our next meeting is held please see the "Agendas and Minutes" page. The Agenda is published at least 3 working days before the next meeting. 

Parish Clerk

The Parish Council employs a Parish Clerk / Responsible Financial Officer (Mrs Alison Benson) who implements decisions made by the council and provides independent, objective and professional advice, information and administrative support to the council. Please note the Clerk is the main contact for the Parish Council.

Contact Details for Alison Benson

Phone:  07729 608062         Email: westhunsburypc@gmail.com

Office Address: 3 Quinton Green Cottages, Quinton, Northampton, NN7 1EF


There are currently 8 councillors serving on the West Hunsbury Parish Council. The latest contact details for each Councillor can be found on the "Councillors" page. 

Social Media

We also welcome messages, comments and tweets through our social media accounts. 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/westhunsburyparishcouncil

Twitter: www.twitter.com/westhunsburyPC