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Parish council

Generally the role of a parish council is to maintain and improve the quality of community life for their parish and its inhabitants. Amongst other things, they can:
  • Give considered views, on behalf of their community, on planning applications and other proposals that affect the parish.
  • Undertake projects and schemes that benefit local residents.
  • Work in partnership with other bodies to achieve benefits for the parish.
  • Alert relevant authorities to problems that arise or work that needs to be undertaken.
  • Help the other tiers of local government keep in touch with their local communities.
 If you would like to know more about how parish councils work within Herefordshire then have a look at the website of the Herefordshire Association of Local Councils (HALC)