Stocksbridge Cown Council
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Welcome to the Stocksbridge Town Council website.


Stocksbridge is a small town situated approximately 10 miles north of the City of Sheffield, nestling at the edge of the Pennines and the Peak District National Park and is the home of Liberty Steels, the British manufacturer for Aerospace Steels products.

Council

Stocksbridge Town Council consists of 8 Councillors, representing 4 wards, namely:-

North - Stubbin and Manchester Road

South - Bolsterstone and Whitwell estate

East - Deepcar

West - Garden Village and Smithymoor

The total electorate (as at 1st April 2021) is 10,481

The Chairman is also the Town Mayor.


COUNCIL

Councillors are unpaid but the Council employs 3 part-time staff - the Clerk, the Assistant to the Clerk and 1 Toilet Cleaner for the public toilets in Bolsterstone.

Councillors are elected every 4 years - next election 2023. There are 2 Committees which have delegated powers to act, these being the Recreation and Environment Committee and the Finance Committee. The Town Council offices are in the Town Hall, Manchester Road, Stocksbridge and are open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am - 2pm.

The Council has the powers to raise income by means of a precept levied on households in the parish and this is collected together with the Council Tax by Sheffield City Council. The Councils precept and expenditure is monitored annually by independent auditors.

The Town Council provide funding for local projects such as the Christmas Illuminations and Community Market, the Senior Citizens Christmas Party. They also run the public toilets at Bolsterstone. The Town Council provide revenue funding towards the small pool at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre and are one of the main sponsors of the Steel Valley Project and also award grant aid to many other local groups/projects.

Members Allowances 2009

Please use the link above to view the Members Allowances document.


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