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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.




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). She is a School Governor at The Rural Enterprise Academy in Penkridge and is a member of Gnosall United Charities group.  She is also the Clerk at Norbury Parish Council. Email - clerk@gnosallparishcouncil.org.uk

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Jeanene Walton-Sanders Assistant to the Clerk


Jeanene has lived in Gnosall for 17 years and has two children, who both attended St Lawrence Primary Academy. She has been Council Support Officer at Gnosall Parish Council since December 2015 providing clerical support to the Clerk. She is also a swimming instructor and teaches at weekends. Jeanene has worked within customer services for 30 years, including 12 years as an Insurance Consultant for a Social Housing Landlord and prior to that, 6 years as a Personal Assistant. She enjoys swimming, going to the gym and walking.  Email:  cso@gnosallparishcouncil.org.uk .

Mavis & Brian Hill


Mavis & Brian Hill have lived in the village for many years and during this time have looked after the Grosvenor Centre as if it were their second home. They are an integral part of the Centre, providing an exceptional service to the groups and organisations that use it.    In 2010, they were recognised at the Council’s Annual Assembly for completing 10 years of dedicated service. They are both keen supporters of the Best Kept Village Team and do more than their fair share keeping the village looking neat and tidy.