Your Parish Council
Lilford Wigsthorpe Thorpe Achurch Parish Council has 6 elected councillors and an electorate of 223. The Council meet bi-monthly, on the second Tuesday of the month, in The Upper Room of The Fox Inn, Thorpe at 8pm.
DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT ALL SCHEDULED PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL NEED TO TAKE PLACE VIA VIDEO CONFERENCING. IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES YOU NEED TO RAISE WITH THE COUNCIL PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your Parish Councillors are:-
Mr Justin Clarke (Parish Council Chair) - Lilford/Wigsthorpe Ward
Mr Gareth Hopkinson (Vice Chair) - Thorpe/Achurch Ward
Mr Tim Bird - Thorpe/Achurch Ward
Mr Shaun Moffat - Lilford/Wigsthorpe Ward
Mrs Marion Healey - Lilford/Wigsthorpe Ward
Mr Tracy Wright - Thorpe/Achurch Ward
Parish Councillor's Register of Interests can be found at: http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/info/723/parish_and_town_councils/1439/lilford-cum-wigsthorpe_and_thorpe_achurch_parish_council
Clerk to the Parish Council - Mrs Nicki Phillips
You can contact the Parish Council by phoning the Clerk on 07562372430, or by email: email@example.com
Parish Council Responsibilities - it can be confusing to know which council is responsible for what services in the village.
Parish and town councils are part of local government in Northamptonshire together with Northamptonshire County Council and East Northants District Council. Each is responsible for different things.
The Parish Council is responsible for - seats and benches, the village noticeboards, the telephone kiosks, and the Achurch war memorial.
The District Council is responsible for local services including housing, local planning, environmental health and refuse collections.
The County Council is responsible for strategic services such as highways, education, libraries, social services, strategic planning and refuse disposal.
Highway problems - if you wish to report problems such as potholes, overgrown verges, or problems with footpaths, you can report on line at the following: https://fixmystreet.northamptonshire.gov.uk/
Planning Applications, past and present, can be viewed at: https://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk