Coronavirus (COVID-19): Should any parishioner, particularly those who feel vulnerable (or if you know any vulnerable person within the parish), need assistance in these difficult times, whatever the case may be, please contact the Parish Council. We will endeavour to assist or point you in the direction of the appropriate agency or organisation. Further advice and information is available on our news page.

To minimise the possible health risk from Coronavirus future Parish Council meetings will be held online via ‘Zoom‘ until further notice. Parishioners will be able to join the meeting via a dedicated link (contact the Clerk in advance for the password).

Holmer and Shelwick Parish Council

Your Parish Council is the closest tier of local government to you.

The voice of local people.

Notice of Annual Parish Meeting for

Holmer and Shelwick

 Notice is hereby given that the Annual Parish Meeting will be held at 7:00PM on Monday 11th May 2020, followed by the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council at approximately 7:30PM, via ‘Zoom’ and the following dedicated link:
Meeting ID: 813 7469 8673

Press and public are cordially invited to attend. Those wishing to join the meeting should contact the Clerk in advance for the meeting password.


Proposed future meeting dates (subject to change):

  • 7:00PM Monday 11th May 2020 – Annual Parish Meeting (Online via Zoom)
  • 7:30PM (approx.) Monday 11th May 2020 – Annual Meeting of the Parish Council (Online via Zoom)
  • 7:00PM Monday 8th June 2020 (TBC)
  • 7:00PM Monday 13th July 2020 (TBC)
  • 7:00PM Monday 14th September 2020 (TBC)
  • 7:00PM Monday 12th October 2020 (TBC)
  • 7:00PM Monday 9th November 2020 (TBC)

There are vacancies on the Parish Council

Join and be an active member of our local community and help us with crime and safety, planning issues, environment, highways and local services.

You must:
• be over 18 and on the electoral register or a resident of the Parish or live within three miles of the Parish as the crow flies or own a business in the Parish
• be able to attend evening meetings every month
• have an interest in local issues
• have a desire to improve the quality of life in the Parish
• be able to represent the views of local people

The position is unpaid and voluntary, but some expenses such as training are paid for by the Parish Council.

For further details contact the Parish Clerk.


Parish Councils

Parish councils have existed since medieval times, when they settled local disputes and were in charge of agriculture and land management.

They have changed over the last 1000 years into the modern constitution, which was created in 1896.

Herefordshire Association of Local Councils

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