Eaton Bishop Parish Council

Parish Contacts



5. Parish Contacts
- list of organisations and contact details of organisations within the Parish (contact details to be confirmed with the organisations concerned)
Contacts and Links

Parish Tree Warden  David Richards           

Church - Mrs L Carter church warden) 01981 250539                                                     

Village Hall -    Gardening Club -

Walking Club - @goldenvalleywalkingclub           Eaton Camp Historic Society - Andrew Lively (chair) 01981 250231

Parish Magazine - (Tracking The News) -

Doctors Surgery - Kingstone Surgery - 01981 250215 or 111

Police - 999 Emergancy otherwise 101 /  Twitter - @GValleyCops

Farmers Market -Village hall monthly 1st Saturday (watch for local notices)

Eaton Bishop Website -  'We Are Eaton Bishop' Facebook Page 

Hereford Council - 01432 2160000 - Herefordshire Council Reporting Potholes  






The Parish of Eaton Bishop is a rural parish situated to the west of Hereford in the Stoney Street Ward of Herefordshire Council. The boundaries of the Parish are mainly natural features and historic routes with the River Wye to the north and northeast, the Cagebrook to the south, south east and east and Stoney Street, a Roman road, to the west ending at the south bank of the River Wye. The main settlement is Eaton Bishop with the older properties centred around the parish Church of St Michaels and All Angels with the smaller settlement of Ruckhall to the east and Lower Eaton to the northeast and New Mills south, bordering with Clehonger. The Parish covers 672 hectares, the majority of which is prime agricultural land with areas of common land. The population is under 500 living in less than 200 homes with approximately 330 people on the electoral role.

Eaton Bishop Parish Council

Parish Councils are the first tier of governance and are an essential part of the structure of local democracy with the vital role of acting on behalf of the communities they represent.

Some of the duties undertaken by Eaton Bishop Parish Council include the following:

  • give views on behalf of the community on planning applications and other proposals that affect the Parish
  • undertake projects and schemes that benefit local residents
  • work in partnership with other bodies to achieve benefits for the Parish
  • alert relevant authorities to problems that arise or work that needs to be undertaken
  • help the other tiers of local government keep in touch with the local community

The Parish Council have power to raise money through the Local Council Tax by way of the Parish Precept. Parish Councillors decide annually the amount of the precept for the following year which is collected by the Local Authority as part of the Council Tax. This money is then paid to the Parish Council in two payments normally in April and September each year.


Data Protection Act May 2018

In order to comply with Data Protection Act May 2018 the Parish Council is publishing the following documents:

EBPC Data Protection Policy GDPR May 2018.docx

EBPC Document Retention and Disposal Policy GDPR May 2018.doc

EBPC GDPR Privacy Notice May 18.doc

EBPC Safeguarding Statement May 2018.docx

Standing Orders

EBPC has adopted the 2018 Standing Orders as per the attachment below:

2018 EBPC Standing Orders.docx

Annual Parish Meeting

Pre APM Report 2018.pdf

APM reports 2018.PDF