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Welcome to Wickenby Parish Council

Wickenby is a hamlet and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south-west from the town of Market Rasen.

Wickenby existed at the time of Domesday Book of 1086 when it consisted of fifteen households.[1]

The parish church is a limestone Grade II* listed building dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Lawrence and dating from the 12th century, although it was restored in 1868 by George Gilbert Scott. In the east wall of the south aisle is set a brass to Henry Millner, who died in 1635.[2]

Wickenby railway station on the Sheffield and Lincolnshire Extension Railway, opened in 1848 and closed in 1965.[3]



Parish Trees

Members of Wickenby Parish Council today help to support a young member of our parish with her Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award by planting donated trees within the local area.

Wickenby News

A brief summary of what's happening

- The Summer Fete proved a great success with a fantastic amount of money being rasied for charity and also reserved for future events in the village - Watch this space!!!!!

- A new bench is to be purhased and installed at the bus stop - a place to rest those weary feet on a long walk

- Meetings will now be held on the 1st Tuesday of May, September, December and March.

- Christmas fesitivities are in the beginning stages of being organised - How is it nearly Christmas?

Clerk and RFO Vacancy

Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Wickenby & Westlaby Parish Council

Wickenby and Westlaby is a small parish in Lincolnshire, with a population of approximately 200 residents. The Parish Council currently consists of seven councillors and is very active with good working relationships with the District and County Councils.

Following the resignation of our current Clerk, we are looking to recruit a new Clerk to the Council, and we believe that the individual we appoint will be: –

  • Ideally qualified and hold the CiLCA qualification, however applicants who are willing to work towards or are at present working towards this qualification, are welcome to apply.
  • Able to manage correspondence to and from Wickenby & Westlaby Parish Council.
  • Have good computer skills particularly in word processing and emailing.
  • Able to work independently and effectively.
  • Able to manage a diverse range of work including accounts.
  • Able to attend evening meetings of Wickenby & Westlaby Parish Council at least once every 3 months.
  • Able to prepare agendas and take accurate minutes.
  • Able to carry out administrative duties on our website and on social media.
  • Able to ensure Wickenby & Westlaby Parish Council are kept up to date and conform with current legislation and documentation.


Salary will be within LCI of the National Joint Council for Local Government Services pay scale.

Hours Of Work

Due to the nature of the work, we expect the individual we appoint to work flexibly for approximately 3 hours per week. Actual hours by mutual agreement. The candidate will be expected to work from home.

How To Apply

Applicants to apply by covering letter and CV which can be sent via email to wickparcoun2004@yahoo.co.uk or write to Mrs L. Richardson, Clerk to Wickenby & Westlaby Parish Council, 20, Monckton Way, Dunholme, Lincoln, LN2 3QL

Closing Date 14th January 2022

Event calendar

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Upcoming Parish Council Meetings

Future dates of Wickenby Parish Council meetings to be held in St Peter and St Lawrence Church. 

Start time is 7pm.

Tuesday 7th December 2021

Tuesday 1st March 2022

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Tuesday 6th September 2022

Tuesday 6th December 2022