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The Parish Council is responsible for a limited range of local services and provides a channel for representing local views to the District and County Council. It is responsible for street lighting and the maintenance of the village green. It is regularly consulted on planning applications and its views are sought on the various plans which the District and County Councils formulate for the provision of their services.The Parish Council consists of 7 members elected every four years – the last elections took place in May 2015. To find out who is on the Council, look at List of current members. The Council employs a part-time clerk who is responsible for the Council’s finances and minutes. Much of the clerk's time is taken up gathering information to enable the Council to work on behalf of the people of the parish. The Parish Council has an annual budget of approximately £4,000, raised through the Council Tax. You will find the precise amount detailed in the Tax demand which you receive each year from the District Council.

The Parish Council meets about every 6 weeks – see the list of forthcoming meetings for dates. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday 20th April 2020 but will only take place if it is safe to do so. Additional meetings are held when necessary to consider planning applications and these are also advertised on the notice board. Draft and approved Minutes can be found on minutes page.

The draft Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on 20th may 2019 are now available here.

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