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Gnosall Parish Council

(Including the wards of Moreton and Knightley)

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Parish of Gnosall and those who visit it.



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The Parish Council employs a CILCA qualified Clerk, Council Support Officer, a Cleaner and Caretaker. 

It utilises the services of a self employed Handyman and a self employed Relief Caretaker/Cleaner.   The Personnel Committee ensure that correct procedures are applied and regularly monitored in all employment and other issues relating to the Council’s personnel, volunteers and contracted staff.

All staff are provided with a contract of employment.  Salaries for the Clerk and Council Support Officer are calculated according to the National Joint Council rates (as agreed by The National Association of Local Councils and the Society of Local Council Clerks). 

The Parish Council has a Training Policy,  an Appraisal Process and a Grievance Procedure that are reviewed regularly.   

Jayne Cooper - Clerk to the Council


Jayne has been employed as Clerk to Gnosall Parish Council since September 2008.  Previously she was PA to a College Principal for 15 years and prior to that, worked at Lloyds TSB for several years. She lives in the village with her partner and two children.  She enjoys gardening, walking, horse riding and photography. She enjoys living and working in the village and likes to think she puts her skills and knowledge to good use in her role as Clerk helping the village develop to meet the needs of the parishioners. She holds the Certificate in Local Council Administration (CILCA). Jayne was awarded NALC’s Clerk of the Year national award in 2018.and is a member of Gnosall United Charities group.  She is also the Clerk at Norbury Parish Council. Email - clerk@gnosallparishcouncil.org.uk

Council Support Officer

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Stuart Ridgewell

Stuart now assists the Clerk, after completing thirty years of public service as a police officer. He lives locally with his wife, daughter and two dogs. Aside from walking with his dogs, Stuart also enjoys fishing and listening to live music, among other interests. He is now putting his skills, knowledge and previous experience to good use, in helping to meet the needs of local parishioners.

Email: cso@gnosallparishcouncilorg.uk


Mavis Hill


Mavis Hill have lived in the village for many years and during this time have looked after the Grosvenor Centre as if it was her second home. She is an integral part of the Centre, providing exceptional service to the groups and organisations that use it.    In 2010, she was recognised at the Council’s Annual Assembly for completing 10 years of dedicated service. She is a keen supporter of the Best Kept Village Team and does more than her fair share keeping the village looking neat and tidy.