Parish Lengsthman

Newton & Noss Parish Council wish to appoint a village lengthsman, working flexibly 2.5 days a month, with the opportunity for additional project work to help reduce the build-up of road debris in-between cleaning cycles and keeping the gutters, drains and Buddle holes clear.

Key Tasks – 0.5 days per month

  • Emergency Clearance of Drains and Ditches
  • Reporting of Potholes via the Devon CC Website
  • Reporting of Damaged and Blocked Drains via the Devon CC Website
  • Reporting of Overgrown foliage to the PC Clerk (Note Landowners are responsible for maintaining any foliage growing from their land over the Highway and Footpaths).
  • Emergency cutting back of overgrown foliage where agreed with Parish Clerk

Monthly Schedule according to a rolling PROGRAMME – 1.5 days per month

  • Check and Sweep all road edges in a section of the villages ( typically 1 road per month )
  • Road sign cleaning
  • Note excessive roadside growth and report to Parish Clerk

The Lengthsman will be self-employed, will be required to have undertaken Chapter 8 Training (Safety at Street Works and Road Works) and have Public Liability Insurance

All relevant equipment will be provided by the Parish Council

If interested and / or you would like more information, then please contact

Tam Gambie, Parish Clerk on  01752 872538 email  clerk@newtonandnoss-pc.gov.uk or

Kevin Thomas on 07498 024068 email thomaskev0@gmail.com