WHERE DOES LYMPNE PARISH COUNCIL FIT IN?

  Lympne Parish Council is responsible for an area approximately three miles east to west and two miles north to south. The parish has a population of approximately 2,000 with 1,200 being on the register of electors. It has no offices as such. The council normally meets in the Village Hall Committee Room and the […]

WHEN DOES LYMPNE PARISH COUNCIL MEET?

  The full council normally meet on the first Wednesday of every month at the Village Hall Committee Hall.  The Sub Planning Committee met if there is any planning business to consider if planning applications were not received in time for comment at full council meetings.  Notice of all meetings is given on the Parish […]

HOW DO I GET IN TOUCH WITH THE PARISH COUNCIL?

CONTACT DETAILS OF LYMPNE PARISH COUNCILLORS AND THE PARISH CLERK ARE  AS FOLLOWS:   CHAIRMAN: Mrs. Sally Edwards Coldharbour House, Court-at-Street, CT TELEPHONE:  01303 261564   VICE CHAIRMAN Rob Auger Beech House 17 Folks Wood Way Lympne,  CT21 4EW   COUNCILLORS Colin Hunter Maycroft Belcaire Close Lympne,  CT21 4JR   Ray Morgan Beech House Stone Street Lympne,  CT21 4JN   John Burrows North Elm Cottage The Street Lympne, […]

WHAT IS A PARISH COUNCIL

  Parish councils are the lowest tier of government in England. They are no longer anything to do with the church, although they were in times past. The parish council is responsible for a parish, a small area normally enclosing one community. If the community is sufficiently large the council may be called a town […]

WHAT DOES A PARISH COUNCIL DO?

  The Parish Council is the lowest tier of local government – and represents the village of Lympne. It was nothing to do with the church, despite its name. The council has little power but a reasonable amount of influence. A prime example of this is planning applications. The planning authority is Shepway District Council, […]

WHAT IS THE PRECEPT?

The precept is an amount of money which for 2011/12 for Lympne is £12,100, and is requested from Shepway District Council for the administration running costs of Lympne Parish Council.