Parish Council Responsibilities


  The Parish Council is directly responsible for providing the following services to the village:

  • The recreation ground
  • Play area adjoining the recreation field including the provision, regular inspection and maintenance of play equipment
  • The allotments in Chapel Lane adjoining the recreation ground – these are managed by the Parish Council Allotment Officer
  • Bus shelters
  • Street lighting
  • Grass cutting of the churchyard burial area
  • The War Memorial
  • Contracting out the mowing of specific grass areas in the village
  • Maintaining the county wildlife site adjoining the recreation field

The Parish Council has a consultative role in providing the following services to the village:

  • All highways improvements including speed restrictions, traffic calming and new road layouts
  • All planning applications. For details of planning applications currently lodged with Aylesbury Vale District Council please click here to go to their website.

The Parish Council liaises with the following service providers on behalf of the local community:

  • Thames Valley Police
  • Buckingham primary and acute health trusts

The Parish Council also supports the local community in the following ways:

  • Taking a lead in getting things done in the village, for example pursuing community grants
  • Supporting local community groups
  • Supporting local community facilities, such as the Village Hall







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