parish council


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parish council

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in England and, formerly, Wales) the administrative body of a parish. See parish3
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parish council

n (Brit) → consiglio comunale
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References in classic literature ?
"I can't even remember the difference between a Parish Council and a Local Government Board.
A LANE leading to a leading councillor's home was not listed as an area needing resurfacing by a parish council.
Penkridge Parish Council has been working with residents over the past few months to prepare a bid to take on the village library from Staffordshire County Council.
A PARISH council has confirmed it will hold an internal investigation after its long-term clerk was jailed for fraud.
UPTON-BY-CHESTER and District Parish Council has been granted Quality Gold status - the highest level in the National Association of Local Councils, Local Council Award Scheme.
Berkswell Parish Council (Berkswell ward), Castle Bromwich Parish Council (Beechcroft and Park Hall wards), Chelmsley Wood Town Council (Arbor, Chelmsley, Hall and Heath wards), Kingshurst Parish Council (Kingshurst North ward), Tidbury Green Parish Council (Tidbury Green ward).
Parish councillors serve the local community by engaging with local residents and deciding what services and projects the parish council will deliver to improve the quality of life for those living in the village of Hoton and elsewhere in the parish.
But Coun John Hudson, leader of the minority Conservative group and also a member of the Saddleworth parish council: "I'll speak as one of those poor people who has spent 40-odd years supporting the parish council and I've been wasting my time obviously.
Worplesdon Parish Council would have overlooked its objections to a 148-home development on green belt land if developers had offered to build it an office.
A PARISH council has joined calls for a rethink on the 'Marton Crawl' road-widening scheme at Dixons Bank.
A PARISH council is taking a proactive approach to cleaning up its area - by buying dog poo bags for its residents.