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Parish Council powers cover a wide range of areas. The main ones which affect this parish are:

  • Allotments and Garden Plots
  • Bus Shelters
  • Bye Laws
  • Children's Play Areas
  • Commons and Village Greens
  • Footpaths and Bridleways
  • Footway Lighting
  • Highways - Various apsects
  • Litter - Provision of Bins
  • Planning Application Comments
  • Ponds
  • Representing the Parish View to District and County Councils
  • War Memorials

The part-time Clerk, is the only Parish Council employee . She is responsible for day to day administration and for implementing the Council’s decisions.

She acts as a conduit for all matters relating to the parish and is responsible for maintenance of all Parish records and documents

She occupies the Parish Council Office which was built in 2010 as an attractive extension behind the Penn Church Hall.

The Council has a committee structure as shown below. All committees report back to the full council where the majority of decisions are made unless specifically delegated.

  1. Full Council
  2. Finance
  3. Highways
  4. Open Spaces
  5. Planning