Who are we and what do we do?
Tutbury is a large picturesque village in Staffordshire, it is known for the remains of a medieval Castle. It is a thriving community with a population of around 3500. Currently we have 11 councillors.
A councillor’s role is voluntary and involves attending meetings to discuss parish matters. The clerk is the only paid employee. Parish councils are the first tier of Local Government to ensure that community needs and services are met. Tutbury Parish Council works with the East Staffordshire Borough Council and Staffordshire County council in representing the local issues.
Governance and Administration
Tutbury Parish Council strives to comply with current legislation in their role in local government this includes:
- Commenting on planning applications and Local Plan policies
- Liaising with the council Boroughand County council on matters relating to housing, the environment, local services, speeding and parking around Tutbury
- Managing public money attained through the precept and ensuring that this is spent under current powers of the council
Current facilities that Tutbury Parish Council provides and are involved in:
- Provision of the changing rooms and football pitch
- Maintenance of parish footpaths and the closed churchyard
- Provision of Ferrers Avenue Playing Field
- Community projects and initiatives, supports community events and organisations through a grant awarding scheme