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Masthead showing parish logo, followed by photos of the two pubs and the church

Next PC Meeting: Nov 11th

Opportunities to join our Institutions within our Community

We live in a very special community that is bonded together by the institutions listed below. All these feed off the goodwill, support and time of volunteers from the community. Please let us know if you′re prepared to help and what you′d be prepared to do, by contacting the Parish Clerk at parish-clerk@berrickandroke.org.uk. Click on the underlined links for further information.

Ongoing Parish Organisation

Institution Function Description Current Requirement
Parish Meeting Clerk Prepares Agenda and Minutes for Annual Parish Meeting Expressions of interest always welcome
Parish Council Councillor See Responsibilities under Councillors and Clerk Some Councillors (including the Chairman) have indicated that they will not stand in 2023 and that, in anticipation of the need to replace them, it would be an excellent idea if new candidates expressed their interest at this time so that they could gradually be introduced to what′s involved in seeking election and being a Councillor.
Parish Council Clerk See Responsibilities under Councillors and Clerk Expressions of interest always welcome
Village Hall Management Committee Member See under Village Hall The existing committee has been in place for many years and new faces are urgently needed.
Quarry Charity Committee Member See under Quarry Charity Two new committee members (ideally someone who may be interested in being Chair).
Relief in Need Charity (RiN) Trustee See under Relief in Need Charity Contact RiN Chairman if interested in finding out more.
Parochial Church Council Member Visit Parochial Church Council Expressions of interest always welcome

Annual and Regular Events

Institution Function Description Current Requirement
Village Fête, June Contributor Visit Parochial Church Council Anyone would be welcomed to be part of the planning team.
Christmas Fair, early December Contributor Visit Parochial Church Council As above
Village Quiz, occasional function Contributor Involves setting questions and often running a bar Expressions of interest always welcome
Church cleaning On rota   An occasional dusting of floors and pews
Churchyard maintenance Contributor A chance to join the Holy Mowers, with their sociable team of strimmers, choppers and mowers, ending in coffee − often around a bonfire. All comers welcome
Open Gardens Co-organiser Bi-annual display of Village Gardens open to public If interested in contributing, please let the Clerk know. All enquiries would be very welcome.
Progressive Supper Co-organiser Visit Progressive Supper Expressions of interest always welcome
Cricket Match Organiser Visit Village Cricket Match Expressions of interest always welcome
Barn Dance Organiser Normally follows the above Expressions of interest always welcome

Special Event

Institution Function Description Current Requirement
Big Jubilee Lunch Organiser Details are available here. Expressions of interest would be very welcome