Welcome to the Pillerton Hersey
Parish Council website

What is a
parish council?

What does this
council do?

What do the
do for me?

Parish Councils in England have a number of basic responsibilities in making the lives of local communities more comfortable, many of which are often taken for granted. Essentially these powers fall within three main categories: representing the whole electorate within the parish; delivering services to meet local needs; and striving to improve quality of life in the parish.
There are around 10,000 community, parish and town councils in England and Wales; They are corporate bodies and local authorities. They have a powerful voice to represent local people.
Parish councils are the part of local government closest to the people. They serve the smallest area and are responsible for the most local of matters. Very importantly, these councils can "precept" - raising a sum collected with the council tax each year to improve facilities and services for local people.
Community, parish and town councillors represent the people living in their local area at the closest level to the community. When decisions are being made they are there to put your views across.
If at any time, you require help or further information please don’t hesitate to ask any Council member, email addresses below. You can just click on the address to send a message.

Get involved in the future of Pillerton Hersey,
Wednesday, 9 May a7.30pm

Come along to the Parish Annual Meeting in St Mary’s Church to have a glass of wine and learn more. We are hoping to produce a Parish Plan to reflect the residents’ wishes regarding the future development and sustainability of Pillerton Hersey. Parish plans are community-led plans that set out a vision for the future of a parish and outline in an action plan how this can be achieved. Stratford on Avon DC is keen to adopt and support parish plans as a local information source and where plans are representative of the whole community, they would be a material consideration in determining planning applications.

Your community needs you!

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