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A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government. They are elected corporate bodies, have variable tax raising powers, and are responsible for areas known as civil parishes, serving in total 16 million people. A parish council serving a town may be called a town council, and a parish council serving a city is styled a city council; these bodies have the same powers, duties and status as a parish council.
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Recent News Articles
At the MDDC Planning Committee on 3 October 2018 the implications report in relation to the application to build 125 houses off Meadow Park was considered following MDDC Councillors having earlier indicated 11 – 0 that they were minded to refuse the application. They have now decided 7 – 4 to refuse the application so […]Continue reading
The Parish Council, with the aid of funding from ‘Investing in Devon Local Project Fund’ [arranged through Councillor Ray Radford} has provided a Straddle Jump Bar, a set of five Hurdles and a Pole Climb in the Jubilee Field for the use of all. Each set of equipment is surrounded by safety matting to soften […]Continue reading