Hellesdon Parish Council
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Responsibilities

County District and Town Council functions

There is a three tier system of local government in Norfolk, the County Council and the 7 district and borough councils. Generally, the county council is responsible for the more strategic functions and services such as education and social care whereas the districts and boroughs provide more local services. Some functions are shared between County and District.

County Council’s responsibilities

  • Birth, marriage and death registration
  • Education
  • Fire
  • Highways – including on-street parking, traffic management, and street lighting
  • Libraries
  • Recreation, arts and museums
  • Social care
  • Strategic planning
  • Trading standards
  • Transport
  • Waste disposal

Customer Services: 0344 800 8020

District and Borough Council’s responsibilities

  • Collection of council tax and non-domestic rates
  • Environmental health
  • Housing
  • Leisure centres
  • Local plans and planning applications
  • Public conveniences
  • Waste collection

Customer Services: 01603 431133

Parish Council responsibilities

Norfolk also has a number of Parish & Town Councils. They have differing responsibilities. Parish Council has responsibility for:

  • Allotment site at Bush Road
  • Parish Council owned recreational areas (Hellesdon Recreational Ground and amenities, Cottinghams Park, Meadow Way, Mountfield Park)
  • Hellesdon Community Centre
  • War memorial.
  • Consultees on planning matters

Hellesdon Parish Council: 01603 301751

Parish News

Dementia Support Group

Dementia Support Group, relaxed, informal and free sessions, providing conversations, crafts, games and refreshments for unpaid, family carers and cared for.

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Priorities Setting Meeting (via Teams) Advertising Poster (HellesHorsf E14)

On Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 6.30pm we will be holding a virtual Priority Setting Meeting for Hellesdon, Horsford and the surrounding parishes.

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