It is very sad news but Judith Newman, our local Village Agent, will be leaving at the end of the month - the County have been advertising the post - below is stuff re the Village Agents post which is aimed at over 50s - as their job description says;
- provide high quality information
- put people in direct contact with the agencies that are able to provide the service they need
- carry out a series of practical checks
- help build communities
Gloucestershire Rural Community Council is looking to recruit 2 Village Agents for the West Dean area of the Forest of Dean and for the parishes of Randwick, Whiteshill and Cashes Green in Stroud District. Village Agents are based in the community and provide older people with easier access to information and services. If you: Live in or close to the area above, Have the use of a reliable car and Are committed to helping older people in rural areas.
Please contact Gloucestershire Rural Community Council on 01452 528491 for more information and an application form. Closing date 7th April 2009.We look forward to meeting the new person soon!