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Whaddon, Bucks

Parish Council

Whaddon Parish Council (WPC) represents the village of Whaddon in Buckinghamshire.  The Parish Council meets quarterly in the School Room of the Selbie Memorial Chapel in Stock Lane. Dates of meetings are posted on the village notice boards. Parish Notice Boards are situated by the telephone box in Stock Lane, and the main notice board situated alongside the Recreation Ground and Village Hall.

Parishioners are welcomed to attend the public sessions of the quarterly meetings and are encouraged to do so. Each meeting commences with a public session. Questions during the meetings should be addressed to the Chairman. Further information can be obtained from Councillors or the Clerk to the Parish.

The Council looks after the Village Recreation Ground, Constable Plot, the Village Allotments, the street lights, the street furniture and the grass cutting within the village boundaries.

Buckinghamshire County Council (BCC) is responsible for the maintenance of the highways. Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is responsible for planning applications, & refuse collections amongst others. WPC provides AVDC with comments on all planning applications within Whaddon and may comment on applications in other parishes close to Whaddon, but it is AVDC that makes the decisions. Much of the Parish Council’s work consists of advising AVDC and BCC on matters relating to Whaddon.

The Parish Council is part of the North Bucks Parishes Planning Consortium, which responds to major development proposal in the North Bucks Area. In association with Nash Parish Council, Whaddon was successful in stopping Milton Keynes developing over the Shenley Ridge into the Whaddon/Nash Valley in the short- to medium-term.

Councillors: Billy Stanier (Chairman), Graham Stewart, Helen Hickman, Graham Hain, Peter Lemagnen, Derek White and Hazel Hedges. The position of Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer is held by Suzanne Lindsey.