Town and parish councils are local councils just for your immediate village/town area.
They range in size from small rural parishes representing a hundred or so people, to larger town councils representing thousands of people. They:
Town and parish councils play a vital role in supporting and enhancing their community’s identity, services and quality of life. They can do this because they are based locally, operating within their local community. This means they are best placed to understand the issues within their areas and can provide a more focused and tailored response as a result. They can make a difference by:
As well as being able to deliver a range of key local services, town and parish councils are also able to support events and initiatives which promote community spirit and inclusiveness; award grants to community groups, sports clubs, charities or other voluntary sector organisations; invest in the town’s public spaces; recognise volunteers; and regularly ask the question “what else can we do for the local area?” Oulton Broad Parish Council currently currently have vacancies for councillors on the council.
Oulton Broad Parish Council Meets the third Monday of every month. Please come along, Public session is open from 6:30pm. The meeting is held in the Pavilion Nicholas Everitt Park.
The Council's office hours are Monday to Thursday 11:00am - 4:00pm, Telephone Number is 01502 564289.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Address: The Pavilion, Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 9JR.