parish council


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parish council

(in England and, formerly, Wales) the administrative body of a parish
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Funding secured from the National Association of Local Councils has led to the appointment of a Local Councils Officer to undertake a survey of Parish Council provision.
An officer visited Sefton UKIP candidate Peter Harper's home after Aintree parish council clerk Glyn Harris complained of harassment.
More than 650 villagers in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, in Northumberland, have signed a petition saying the inception of a parish council will give them greater say in plans for the village.
Anti-Parish Group founder George Hadley said: "I've lived on the estate for 40 years and nothing has annoyed people like this parish council plan.
Most of the complaints raised by Mr Howard would be beyond the parish council's remit to resolve anyway -the parish council cannot increase police presence in the area, for example.
And the parish council has set up a charitable organisation to manage the community asset, currently owned by Kirklees Council.
Speaking about the possible installation of the cameras John Cole, chairman of Lingfield Parish Council, said: "I'm trying to sit on the fence before making a decision, we have had more people who live in the centre of the village support it but there seems to be only half that are in favour, not because they don't agree with it but that they would struggle to afford the rise in our precept for one year to install them.
Clr Raymond Franks, chairman of Kirkburton Parish Council, will be holding his Civic Sunday at St John the Baptist Church in Kirkheaton.
The parish council said we had to remove a little fairy house and a rose tree.
A spokesman for Melling Parish Council said they had been informed about the incident and hoped it would be resolved promptly.
As early as September 1914, parish council minutes show that the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries was encouraging the residents of Pencoed to cultivate gardens and allotments (Pencoed Parish Council, minute book, P131/1/2).
Now parish council leaders have written a letter to Dr Craig Melrose, interim medical director for NHS England Cumbria and the North East.