Scenes around East Challow
Scenes around East Challow
East Challow Parish Council
East Challow Parish Council

Welcome to East Challow

East Challow is about 1 mile west of Wantage and about 8 miles south east of Faringdon in the Vale of the White Horse. The village has grown significantly over the last 100 years and currently comprises approximately 377 residences. We have an excellent primary school, St Nicholas Church, The Mission meeting house, a large village hall, a cricket club, and a branch of the Royal British Legion.

​The purpose of this website is to improve communication between the Parish Council and the community it serves and to increase community participation in the Parish.

On this website you will find information of significance to our community, and local news. which we hope this will give some insight into village life.

This website is maintained by East Challow Parish Council and is still under development.

Many of the photographs on this site were kindly provided by the late Clive Brown to whom we are extremely grateful.


East Challow Parish Council is looking to appoint a Parish Clerk

and Responsible Finance Officer to undertake the administration

and financial management of the Council. The Council is seeking

a candidate with good organisational, secretarial and administrative


Job involves working from home for which an allowance is paid.

Hours: 35 hours per month at an hourly rate of £12 per hour


The Clerk is the administrator and Responsible Financial Officer of the Council and as such is required to manage the council.


Duties include:

Attendance at meetings; take minutes and prepare agendas; advise Councillors on procedural/legal matters.

To deal with planning applications as they arrive.

Manage the Parish Council’s finances by preparation of financial statements; payment of invoices; banking; submission of accounts for audit; preparation of budgets.

Deal with correspondence.

Update website.


Candidates must possess a high standard of oral and written communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office software (particularly Word and Excel), able to use accounting software and be capable of working independently without supervision and have the ability to deal with a range of issues and the public.  Experience in a similar role or knowledge of Local Council would be an advantage.


Application is by CV and written statement setting out how you meet the specification for the role.

Please contact the Chairperson for a full job specification

and more details at


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