Little Hallingbury is a village located in Essex.  It is between river and forest, on a high rise of ground. It has great fast links into London, Stansted Airport and Cambridge with the main railway station being at Bishops Stortford just 3 miles away. Road links are always extremely good, with the M11 motorway being a short distance away. 

The population of the parish at the 2011 census was 1,582.

It is located in the Uttlesford district of North West Essex.

To the north of the village lies Hatfield Forest, designated as a Royal Hunting Forest from the time of the Norman Kings. The forest is open to the public and covers 1,049 acres (4 km2) of woodland, grassland with trees, lake and marsh.

The village boasts a village pub, village hall, Church, an excellent primary school, post office and community shop. There are numerous clubs and groups to be a part of and there is always something of interest happening at the Village Hall.



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13 hours per week Salary NALC scale LC1 – SCP 18 – 25 £9.39 - £11.77 per hour (Dependant on experience and qualifications) Little Hallingbury is a medium sized village with a population of approximately 1200 people. The Parish Council consists of 11 members. There are 10 meetings held through the year, 9 of which are held in the village hall annexe room, with the Annual Parish Meeting being held in the main hall. The meetings are held on Tuesday evenings around 6 weeks apart, and excluding the months of August and December. The Clerk is required to attend all meetings. The Clerk will be responsible for setting the agenda, taking minutes and all associated administration in carrying out the decisions of the Council. The Clerk is also the Responsible Financial Officer and prepares the annual budget, records income and expenditure and provides financial reports to the Council. The Council is seeking a reliable and suitably experienced person who is computer literate with excellent verbal and written communication, good administrative and organizational skills. It would be an advantage for the applicant to have a knowledge of local government and to hold the Cilca qualification, or give an undertaking to complete training for this. Further training will also be encouraged.
This is a home-based position. Applications in writing by post please with full CV to: Cllr Mrs Susan Meyer, MBE, Parish Council Chairman, Anvil Farm, Lower Road, Little Hallingbury, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts. CM22 7RD. Phone: 723814 Email:
Closing date for applications 31st March 2017. N.B. At present Great and Little Hallingbury Parish Council’s share the same Clerk.
However, both Council’s accept that a new Clerk may wish to take on only one of these Council’s. Great Hallingbury hours 7.5.