About this site
Welcome. This site has been created by the Parish Council to allow us to better connect with the people living and working in our town. You can read more about what the council does here and you can leave a response on most pages to let us know your views on the subject.
Contact Clerk on 01508 530733
Thurton Parish Council is an elected first tier local government organisation and as such is a separate legal entity.
Duties: to protect and promote the interests of the community.
Representation: The Parish of Thurton is represented by seven Parish Councillors who must live in, or within 3 miles of, the Parish of Thurton. Councillors are elected every 4 years. Elections were held in May 2019
Councillors elect a chairman at the annual parish council meeting in May. Councillors make a declaration of acceptance of office and agree to be bound by the Council’s Code of Conduct. Councillors are to attend meetings; are to manage the council’s funds lawfully and are to ensure adequate financial controls are in place.
Duties of Chair: chairs meetings, encourages debate, ensures discussions are kept relevent and only
allows decisions upon items on the agenda. The Chair also chairs Parish Meetings when present and
represents the council at meetings of other organisations.