Welcome to Knighton on Teme Parish Council

Knighton on Teme parish stands in 2593 acres of beautiful countryside at the foot of the Clee Hills. It has a population of around 500 inhabitants and almost 200 houses.
It has an extremely well kept parish room and a frequently used cricket pitch where league matches are played.
Unfortunately it has lost its two Inns and the village school which closed in 1983. Also gone is the railway station at Newnham Bridge which opened in 1864 and closed on 31st July 1962 after a span of 98 years. One public house has since reopened.
The church of St Michael and All Angels is a Grade I listed building and is kept in good condition. It is Norman Romanesque. Although the dedication is medieval there has been a church building on the site from Saxon times. Domesday Book records that there was a priest here in 1086.
There is a very ancient medieval preaching cross in the churchyard, and also a yew tree probably dating from the time of Edward I who ordered them to be planted as a protection against high winds.
Pearl G Davies May 2008


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Vacancies for 2 Parish Councillors

 CASUAL VACANCY : NOTICE OF CO-OPTION

 

PARISH COUNCIL OF

KNIGHTON ON TEME

 

LINDRIDGE WARD

 

 

VACANCIES FOR 2 PARISH COUNCILLOR’S

 

TO BE FILLED BY CO-OPTION

 

Those who are interested in serving the community in this way and want to

become a candidate for co-option should obtain an application form for

candidacy from the Clerk. Completed application forms should be returned to

the Clerk by

 

Information on eligibility, the role of the Parish Council and its schedule of

meetings may be obtained from the Clerk.

 

 

Mrs K Yates – Clerk to the Parish Council

The Old Forge House

Burford

Tenbury Wells

Worcs.  WR15 8HF

 

Tel: 07534 151198

Email: kotpcclerk@gmail.com

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