The Goring-on-Thames Parish Council has 10 seats, and currently is made up of 5 elected and 2 co-opted unpaid Councillors, a Clerk, an Assistant Clerk, a Facilities Assistant, and other support staff. 3 Seats on the Council are currently vacant. We strive to represent the interests of the village and its residents. Both the Full Council and Planning Committee meet regularly.
The Goring-on-Thames Parish Council office is in the Gardiner Pavilion, located at the Gardiner Recreation Ground, Upper Red Cross Road, Goring.
Please continue to contact us by emailing Clerk@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk, you are welcome to make an appointment to meet with the Clerk, however at this time we are not operating “open office hours” this is because of a large archiving project which is taking up most of the space in the office.
Vacancy for Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer
The Council currently has a vacancy in the position of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, full details of the roll, person specification and how to apply can be found on the vacancies page.
Annual Meeting of the Parish – 31st May 2022 – Village Hall
The Chairman of the Parish Council will be convening the annual meeting of the parish, at 6pm on the evening of the 31st May, 6pm, members of the parish are welcome to attend in the Village Hall.
Reports are requested to be returned to the Clerk no later than 9am on 23rd May 2022, to be included in the report pack.
By Election – 14th July 2022 (Date Provisional)
SODC have provisionally pencilled in 14th July 2022 for the by Election for our 3 vacant seats.
Jubilee Day – 5th June 2022 – Street Party
Goring-on-Thames Parish Council was approached by the Gap Festival Committee who advised that the Jubilee Street party was at risk due to lack of funds for important equipment, to ensure the event met safety requirements.
GPC convened an urgent extra council meeting on the 16 May 2022 and after some discussion with Gap Festival representatives it was resolved, for the benefit of our community, to part grant / part loan the money ensuring that the street party could go ahead.
Jubilee Day – 5th June 2022 – Sheepcot Fun & Games
The Parish Council is organising “Fun and Games” on the Sheepcot Recreation Ground on the morning of Sunday 5th 2022 in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee. Please head to the Sheepcot Recreation Ground between 10am and 2pm.
Activities Include: Climbing Wall; Inflatable Fun; Slime Making; Crown Competition and making of Crowns; Outdoor Games.
Refreshments will also be avilable – please make a day of it, bring a picnic, gazebos welcome.
Summer of Play 2022
The list of events is still being finalised, but please save the date for 1st-21st August 2022. Please come back soon to book your tickets.
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