Who does what/which authority is responsible?

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Parish Council Responsibilities: 

Office at 6a Back Street 743706 clerk@ashwell.gov.uk

Chairman (from September 2020): Graham Lee graham.lee@ashwell.gov.uk

     Management of parish facilities

  • Recreation Ground, Pavilion, Playground & Public Toilets 
    Cllr Gemma Allan 
  • Cemetery 
  • The Springs 
    Cllr Martin Hoffman
    Small Gains Allotments 
    Cllr David Sims
  • St Mary’s Churchyard Grounds Maintenance and liaison with the PCC
    Cllr Martin Hoffman
  • Parish owned Seats, Street Furniture and  Dog Waste Bins
  • Parish Clock 
  • War Memorial 
    (Clerk) & Ashwell Branch of Royal British Legion
  • Lock Up 
    Cllr Norton Mahy
  • Carters Pond and  Merchant Taylors Green 
    Cllr Martin Hoffman

     Liaison with other authorities or organisations 

  • Arbury Banks Scheduled Ancient Monument:  Cllr Martin Hoffman
  • County Councillor Steve Jarvis re  Hertfordshire Highways:  Cllr David Sims
  • Public Rights of Way – Footpaths:
    Cllr Graham Lee 
  • Ashwell School: Cllr Gemma Allan
  • Ashwell Museum: Cllr Martin Hoffman
  • Henry Colbron Trust:  Cllr Gemma Allan

     Working groups currently active

  • Yearbook: Leader Cllr Norton Mahy
  • Neighbourhood Plan: Leader Cllr Graham Lee
  • Trees and hedges: Cllr David Sims
  • Local business support: Leader Cllr Graham Lee
  • Litter picking: Leader Cllr Norton Mahy

North Herts District Council Responsibilities:

Contact District Councillor – Tom Tyson tom.tyson@north-herts.gov.uk 07546 589377

General enquiries – Tel: 01462 474000 or www.north-herts.gov.uk

  • For Planning - if you need to speak to someone call general enquiries and ask for the Duty Planning Officer
  • Street Cleaning and Refuse/recycling collection 0800 328 6023

Hertfordshire County Council Responsibilities:

Contact County Councillor – Steve Jarvis (tel: 01438 727122 or steve.jarvis@hertfordshire.gov.uk)
General enquiries – Tel: 0300 123 4040 or www.hertsdirect.org
  • Highways & roads
  • Street lighting
  • Verges & hedges
  • Education
  • Social care
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Free bus passes

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