The Clerks work part-time and generally Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09:00hrs to 12:00hrs. Emails received outside of these hours will be dealt with on the next working day.

The Council has Fourteen Councillors with four vacancies:

  • Bridget Hanley
  • Bill Hanley
  • Jane Marsden (Chair)
  • Rosemary Olle
  • Heather Rodgers (Vice Chair)
  • James Shuttleworth
  • Stuart Turner
  • James Marsden
  • Tim Hill
  • Peter Rowland
  • Vacancy for co-option
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

The Register of Declared Interests can be found on the Derbyshire Dales District Council website here.

Should you be interested in becoming a parish councillor you can apply to be considered for co-option. Please download and complete the attached forms and return to

Co-Option Application-Form-v1.0


For information on the role of a parish councillor please see the following:

LGA Councillors Guide 2019

The Council’s officers are: (The clerks work part-time but can generally be contacted Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 09:00 and 12:00).

  • Maura Sorensen (Clerk)
  • Chris Cave (Treasurer)
  • Neil Vaughan (Caretaker)
  • Alan Kydd, John Wooddisse (Footpaths officers)

The Councillors and Officers can be contacted through the Clerk at:
Heart of Hathersage,
Main Road,
S32 1BB
or email to
or phone 07766 629 419.