Councillor Resource Area




The seven principles of public life apply to anyone who works as a public office-holder. This includes people who are elected or appointed to public office, nationally and locally, and all people appointed to work in local government. For further information on the seven principles and the work of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, visit the Committee’s website and blogsite.

Key local documents for Parish Councillors include –

  • Members Code of Conduct
  • Standing Orders
  • Financial Regulations

These can be found at our documents page on this web site.

The following are will include links to key documents to support the Parish Councillor. (work in progress)

Dates of Meetings

Role of a Parish Council

Parish Council Toolkit

Powers and Duties

 Free on line trainin

ACAS Web Site (Includes Equality & Diversity Training) 

Training & Development Opportunities

All courses provided by NCALC

The list of available courses can be seen at the NCALC training page.

All Training Courses are financed by the Parish Council. Please ask the Parish Clerk to book any for you.

Useful Planning Documents

Advice for Parishes

How to respond to planning applications

If you have any useful links to share of have any ideas on how this page can be improved please contact the Parish Clerk