Annual Meeting of the Parish

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The Annual Meeting of the Parish will be held on 6th March 2018, at 7.00pm in the Village Hall. This is not a Parish Council meeting but a meeting of the electorate.

Agenda Annual Meeting of the Parish

Parish Council Vacancy

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Unfortunately one of our councillors has resigned because of work commitments leaving a vacancy on the Parish Council and we are now looking for someone to step into the breech. Glen Parcell has been on the Parish Council for several years and will certainly be missed. For more information please speak to Jill Buck or one of the other councillors.

Notice of Vacancy – Widford Parish Council 3 May 2017

General Data Protection Regulation

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On 25th May 2018 the Data Protection laws will be updated and we will all be subject to GDPR. Currently marketing companies consider information about each of us to be their property but under GDPR personal data will always remain the property of the subject. All organisations will have to obtain permission to use personal data and will have to take much better care of it. Any breach of security leading to loss of data will result in very serious financial penalties. Unlike the current Data Protection laws organisations will also have to take responsibility for data which is processed by all third parties, so it will not be possible to sell personal data to a marketing company based abroad thereby reducing the risk of spam and cold calls.
The current definitions of “Personal Data” and “Processing” are very wide and as a result there are potentially serious implcations for the Parish Council as well as all the other small businesses of Widford. The next few months are certainly going to be interesting.