About Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council

Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Council carries out a range of duties, as part of the local government service, to meet the needs of its residents and promote community well-being. The Parish Council comprises twenty councillors and operates on a Committee basis, covering different aspects of Parish Council responsibilities. The Full Council meets on the first Thursday of each month (except August) and Committee meetings are held on advertised dates throughout the year. Agendas are published a few days in advance and available online. Residents may attend Full Council and committee meetings with the opportunity to speak in the public session. Council policies, procedures and financial information are also available to view. Find out more following the links below.

Council Responsibilities

The Parish Council is part of a 3-tiered system of local government comprising the county council, borough council and parish council.

Meeting Dates

See here for details about Parish Council meetings

Council Policies and Procedures

View the online resource of documents setting out Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council powers, policies, procedures and forms which are available to view and download

Meet your Councillors

Parish Councillors are elected, on a 4-year cycle, or co-opted onto the Council when vacancies arise. There are 3 wards within Bishop's Cleeve, each served by a number of Parish Councillors.

Agendas and Minutes

Full Parish Council and Committee meetings have an agenda and minutes which are available to view.

Council Financial Information

View the online resource of documents setting out Bishop's Cleeve Parish Council financial information which are available to view and download


The Parish Council operates on a Committee basis. Committees comprise up to nine elected members and have delegated authority to make decisions and spend an allocated budget in respect of specific areas of responsibility such as building and grounds; community; planning, highways and environment.

Annual Reports

The Parish Council Chairman presents an Annual Report in April each year.  Reports are available to view online.

Vacancies, Tenders & Notices

See here for any current vacancies, notices and tenders from the Parish Council