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Who we are & what we do

Who we are

Thorpe Mandeville Parish Council covers the Northamptonshire parish of Thorpe Mandeville, incorporating the village and Lower Thorpe. The Council comprises five Councillors elected or co-opted by statutory procedures. All Councillors are voluntary.

Our Councillors and Parish Clerk:
Information about our Councillors and the Parish Clerk, together with their contact details, can be found from this link.

Council Meetings are normally held monthly in the Village Hall apart from the months of April (when there is an Annual Parish Meeting), August and December.

Village Hall

Please see the diary of meetings for historic and proposed meeting dates and their related documents.
Parishioners are warmly invited to attend Council meetings. There is a permanent agenda item for public participation. However, public participation is at the chairman's discretion.

Meeting notices and agendas: Agenda items must be advised to the Parish Clerk in writing 7 clear days before the day of the meeting. Meeting notices and agendas are provided on this website and normally on the two notice boards in the village at least 3 days before a meeting.

Committees: The Council has one committee, the Planning Application Committee. The function of the committee can be found from this link.

What we do

The Parish Council endeavours to provide:

- a voice for the community on many matters such as planning applications, utility and HS2 construction issues, working closely with the county and district councils.
- representation at meetings, particularly in respect of HS2.
- information regarding parish matters on this dedicated website and on the Parish Council notice board in the village.
- community assets: the streetlights and litter bins in the village, including their maintenance and provision of streetlight electricity.

For further information relating to the services offered by the Council please see the A-Z of services shown in the right hand margin of this website or contact the Clerk who will be happy to give advice and assistance.

Thorpe Mandeville Parish Council Standing Orders and Members' Code of Conduct

First minutes of Thorpe Mandeville Parish Council, 1984