The Sibford Gower and Burdrop Town Estate Charity was established 400 years ago to provide a schoolteacher and poor relief for the parish; it currently owns a couple of farms and other property around the Gower. Its income is available to be divided equally between the Sibford Gower primary school, poor relief and general purposes. It meets three times a year.
Five Trustees (currently Joanna Gilkes, Fred Inns, Mike Lewis, Oswyn Murray and Jean Scouse) are appointed by the Sibford Gower Parish Council, and four (John Berry, Paul Clayson, David Spackman, Graham Wealsby) by the existing Trustees. Joanna Gilkes has indicated her desire to resign. The Parish Council thanks her for her long service, and hereby announces a vacancy. Read more »