We currently have a vacancy for a parish councillor - contact the Clerk for details
Welcome to the website of Sway Parish Council
The civil parish of Sway is an area of approx 1320 hectares and 3600 residents, inside the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, UK. It comprises the village itself and a surrounding large rural area.
Sway Parish Council comprises twelve parish councillors (currently eleven with one casual vacancy), who all give their time voluntarily to become holders of public office. When there is a vacancy, or during an election, you can become a parish councillor if you are: over 18 years old, a British citizen, a registered elector living in the civil parish of Sway, and have not been declared bankrupt or criminally sentenced in the last five years.
The Parish Council is supported by a part-time Parish Clerk.
29/04/21 Watch the video compilation of Sway groups and associations which was played at our virtual Parish Assembly...more
20/04/21 Anyone wishing to stand for co-option as a Parish Councillor should apply before 29th April...more
26/03/21 A casual vacancy has arisen in the office of Councillor...more
18/03/21 A new webpage is launched to welcome new residents to the village and provide information...more
08/03/21 The Council awards £1450 in grants to Sway organisations...more
03/03/21 Supporting our rare and precious ground nesting birds...more
08/01/21 The Parish Council has approved the Precept for 2021-22...more