Fremington Parish Council

Fremington Parish Council Offices, 12 Higher Road, Fremington, North Devon EX31 3BG Tel: 01271 321063

Parish Council Functions

Most local Council services are provided by the District or County Council. The Parish Councilís role is more advisory and its main purpose is local community leadership. Although not directly responsible for many services, the Parish Council can, therefore, have influence over a wide range of issues. It is frequently consulted on highways, use of public areas, environmental improvements and the provision or alteration of local facilities, as well as every planning application.

The functions which are carried out by the Parish Council are as follows:

Advice
The Parish Council office provides a wide range of advice and often helps people find the right organisation to deal with their problems or queries.

Beechfield Centre    
This facility is available for hire with limited facilities.

Grants    
Fremington Parish  Council accepts grant applications throughout the year. The latest date for submitting an application is 30th September.   
 
Parks and Playing Fields    
The Parish Council is responsible for the maintenance of play equipment in a wide range of play parks in the parish.

Cemetery
   
This burial facility is administered by the Parish - click here for charges
War Memorial
   
The maintenance of the War Memorial is the responsibility of the Parish Council

Footpaths    
The Parish Council maintains a substantial number of Footpaths on behalf of Devon County Council.

Allotments    
Two allotment sites have been established at Muddlebridge and Babbages and plots are allocated by the Parish Council.

Fremington Quay
   
The Parish Council lease out both the cafe and Heritage centre at Fremington Quay.

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