Burghill Parish Council

Welcome to Burghill Parish Council website

Dates for Burghill Parish Council meetings 2017 are:

  • Wednesday 11th October
  • Wednesday 8th  November
  • No meeting in December unless necessary
  • all 7.30pm Simpson Hall Burghill

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Be a Member of our Parish Council

The most parish councils are not followers of party politics and you can become a member of our Parish Council – you must be:-

  • over 21 and on the electoral register
  • A resident of the parish
  • Able to attend regular evening meetings
  • Have an interest in local issues
  • A desire to improve the quality of life in the Parish
  • Able to represent the views of local people.

The position is unpaid and voluntary, but some expenses such as training is for paid by the Parish Council.

Parish Councils

Parish councils have existed since medieval times, when they settled local disputes and were in charge of agriculture and land management.

They have changed over the last 1000 years into the modern constitution, which was created in 1896.