Bridge over River Yealm
Village Shops Church gate
River Yealm

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Welcome to Yealmpton Parish Council

Yealmpton Parish Council comprises 10 councillors and a clerk.  The Council has an annual budget of about £27,000 wihch is spent on parish projects.

Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of each month except August and December to which members of the public are welcome

Yealmpton on the Map Yealmpton is a village in Devon. It is on the A379 Plymouth to Kingsbridge road and is about 8 miles (13 km) from Plymouth. It derives its name from the River Yealm that flows through the village. Yealmpton is home to a 400 year-old stone cottage, where it is said, a version of the famous rhyme Old Mother Hubbard was written by Sarah Catherine Martin. It is also the site of Kitley Caves where green marble was quarried; there is an arch of it in the British Museum.


A casual vacancy exists for a Parish Councillor and applicants are invited to apply to the Parish Clerk at Yealmpton Parish Council, 2 Meadfoot, Thurlestone, Devon TQ7 3TD.

Please will you write a letter to the Clerk (in the form of a CV) to explain why you believe that you have a lot to offer the community by serving as a Councillor.  You will be interviewed by a small panel of councillors shortly after the closing date. Computer literacy is essential as emails are used extensively in our communications.

Council meets on the second Monday of each month at 7.30 pm. (Except August and December)
Applicants must be over 18 years of age and live or work within 3 miles of the Parish boundary.
If you would like any further information about the vacancy please do not hesitate to contact the clerk on

01548 560763

Closing date for applications is December 15th 2016

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