Welcome to the Burgh Castle Parish Council website. The Parish Council is the elected local authority and as the first tier of local government, closest to the people.
Elections are held every four years to elect the 7 Parish Councillors. The Chairman and Vice Chair are elected by fellow councillors each year.
The role of the council is to:
- Articulate the needs of the community to the press, principal authorities and other organisations
- Liaise with other local authorities to develop mutual interests, projects and activities and work in partnership with principal authorities and other organisations.
- Implement council policy and maintain financial records.
- Help members of the public with enquiries
The Clerk, Kate Palmer who is also the Responsible Financial Officer can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.30am-2.30pm.
The Council meets at Burgh Castle Village Hall on the 2nd Monday of each month. Except for the month of August when the council is in recess. The meetings commence at 7.30pm. The public section takes place at the beginning of each meeting when local residents can ask questions or provide views on matters relating to the village.
The council can be contacted through the Parish Clerk as follows.
Miss K Palmer
56 Victoria Road
Telephone: 07948 705218