Parish Council

Code of Conduct

The new arrangements for the standards and conduct of Members include a Code of Conduct based on the 'Nolan Principles', the involvement of an independent person in the investigation of allegations of misconduct, a register of Members' Pecuniary interests and a new criminal offence of failing to declare or register Pecuniary Interests.

The new Code of Conduct continues with the behavioural aspects of the previous Code of Conduct and the provisions relating to Personal and Prejudicial Interests and 'bolts on' the new provisions relating to Disclosable Pecuniary Interests as contained within the Regulations mdade under the Localism Act 2011.

Council Meetings

The Parish Council meets on the third Monday of every month at 7.00 pm in the Council Offices meeting room. (with the exception of August when the meeting is only held if required.   

The Council is a body of elected or co-opted unpaid councillors with responsibility for the Cemetery, the playing fields, reviewing planning applications, contracts, annual Precept, Emergency planning, Highways and environment including reporting of highway/footway issues and street lighting problems.

The Parish Council tries to do its best for the benefit of the village.  If members of the public have any major issues that they wish to be discussed they should submit them to the Clerk one week in advance of the meeting so that they can be added to the Agenda.  The item may also be submitted by telephone, post or e-mail. 

Open Session

There is an opportunity for a 30 minute - Open Session at which parishioners are welcome to raise topics of concern or speak on any matter prior to the business of the Council meeting.

Notices of meetings and other useful information are posted on the notice board to the front of the Council offices. 

For all other information please contact the Clerk to the Council on 01472 234566.