Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council
Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council

Welcome to Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council

Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council provide a wide range of services and are always working hard to improve standards. The Council held it's first meeting on the 16th July 1963. The council operates efficiently and in accordance with rules and procedures as laid down by the Local Authorities Act 1972. Our friendly team of dedicated councillors have a reputation for accessibility. If you have any questions or problems, why not make us your first port of call?

The council exists to serve you.

 

Your council is a corporate body, a legal entity separate from that of its members. Its decisions are the responsibility of the whole body. The council has been granted powers by Parliament including the important authority to raise money through taxation (the precept) and a range of powers to spend public money.

Services and information

Parish Councils can play a vital part in representing the interests of the communities they serve and improving the quality of life and the local environment. Furthermore they influence other decision makers and can, in many cases, deliver services to meet local needs. In other words, you and your council can make a difference.

What Does Your Council Do?

Planning, highways, traffic, community safety, community centres, litter and rights of way – these are some of the main issues that concern parish government.

Diversity is Strength

Most local councils were set up in 1894 by an Act of Parliament. This created the civil parish, separating it from the church after its long history of delivering local services such as care for the poor, maintenance of roads and collecting taxes. In 2007 the government brought in legislation to allow local councils in London not permitted since the 1960s. In the first decade of the 21st century 200 new councils were created.

 

The diversity of local councils is their strength. Each can make a unique response to the needs of their community with a sensitivity that is more difficult for principal authorities to achieve.

Contact Us

Elmstone Hardwicke Parish Council

 

Tel: 07950118355

Email: elmstonehardwickepc@gmail.com

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A new national phone number “105” to report power cuts

A new national phone number “105” has been launched by electricity network operators for customers to call should they need to report or get information about a power cut in their area. 

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