Trimley St Mary Parish Council
What's currently happening in, or to, your
parish councils do?
A typical council has councillors with a wide range of skills. The
Clerk provides advice on law and procedure and administrative support and also
takes action to implement council decisions and policy.The job of the council
is to represent the interests of the whole community.
Discovering the needs of different groups in the community, such as the young
and elderly, is an important part of a councillorís work. Parish councils can: give views on planning applications and other
proposals that affect the parish; undertake projects that benefit local
residents; work in partnership with others to benefit the
parish; advise relevant authorities of problems or action that is needed; and
help the other tiers of local government to engage with, and understand their