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Who looks after Street Lighting?

At one time the Parish Council owned and paid for the maintenance and power for all of the lights in the Parish but used the Borough Council as their Agents to do so. Starting in 1993, when there was pressure to replace existing lighting which had 3 core wiring- principally to the Gough Cooper estate- […]

Does the Parish Council have responsibility for the Burial Ground

Supervision of how the Churchyard is used is the responsibility of the Church. Burial in the Churchyard is available to all residents of the Parish. A Parish Council can provide or help fund a burial ground. In 1966 to meet this task an agreement was reached between the Church and the Council for the Council […]

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A Parish Council can provide or help fund a burial ground. In 1966 to meet this task an agreement was reached between the Church and the Council for the Council to assist with the cost of maintenance.   A 1999 revision agreed that for the next 25 years the Parish Council would take responsibility for:- […]

Do Town or Parish Councils have any planning powers?

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Can a parish council reject a planning application?

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Do parish councils grant planning permissions?

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