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Elections for new and continued membership of  Parish Councils will be held in May 2023 as set out below. If more than nine valid nominations are made to sit on Muncaster Parish Council, a local election will be organised to choose nine councillors. If there are fewer than nine valid nominations, all of them will be declared to have been elected unopposed. 

Please, everyone eligible, do consider putting yourself forward! 


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   Muncaster Parish Council sets 2023/24 Precept    19 March, 2023


Please see this link to relevant documents ( which should be read in conjunction with Minutes of January 2023 Parish Council Meeting)

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance with Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Parish Councillor in the Parish of Muncaster, following the resignation of Councillor John Barnes.

An election to fill the vacancy will be held, if within fourteen days* of the date hereof notice in writing of a request** for such an election is given to The Returning Officer, Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, CA28 7JG by ten electors of the Parish of Muncaster.

If no such notice is given, Muncaster Parish Council may fill this vacancy by co-option.


Dated: Thursday 22 September 2022


David Boyd                                                                                      

Clerk to Muncaster Parish Council

01946728497 / clerkmuncasterpc@gmail.com


*In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or bank or public holidays or any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

** There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the Parish, call for an election to fill the vacancy arising from the resignation of ….”  The signatures should be accompanied by printed names and addresses.

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Advance notification of this now received from the programme makers as follows:

"Many thanks for all your assistance in filming our episode Ravenglass for ‘Villages By The Sea.’ I am happy to tell you that Villages by the Sea, series 3 - Ravenglass episode will air regionally Monday 5th September on BBC One at 8:30pm. This is a local preview only and so all marketing and press will be aimed at the national transmission which is expected to be Wednesday 21st September on BBC Two at 7:00pm, when the rest of the country will be able to view and it will also be available on iPlayer. Currently, the national air date is still subject to change.

We hope you enjoy the episode and our story of your village."
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   Parish Council Archives    13 May, 2022

Muncaster Parish Council has been meeting since 1894 and the present Parish Clerk on behalf of the Council, is seeking to collate and to archive properly all its past records, so far as is possible.

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