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About… The Bury Parish Council

………performs a range of functions to provide management of the local facilities and environment. Some of these functions it conducts itself whilst in other cases it provides feed back to Huntingdonshire District Council, Cambridgeshire County Council and National Government. Bury Parish Council has direct representation on Huntingdon District Council and numerous other local organisations.

But perhaps the most important responsibility taken on by the Bury Parish Councillors is to maintain the public pride and civic dignity of the parish. Look around and observe your community. Most of what you see has been passionately devised, created, organised and maintained by dedicated citizens of the Bury who have been elected as parish councillors over many years. This can only happen with the support of the rest of the population and that may mean you too.

A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the lowest, or first, tier of local government. They are elected corporate bodies, have variable tax raising powers, and are responsible for areas known as civil parishes, serving in total 16 million people. A parish council serving a town may be called a town council, and a parish council serving a city is styled a city council; these bodies have the same powers, duties and status as a parish council.

Parish and town councils vary enormously in size, activities and circumstances, representing populations ranging from less than 100 (small rural hamlets) to up to 70,000 (Weston-Super-Mare Town Council). Most of them are small: around 80% represent populations of less than 2,500.

Civil parish councils should not be confused with Parochial church councils which administer parishes of the Church of England.

Civil parish councils, which can be called Community councils should not be confused with Rural community councils which engage in rural development work.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parish_councils_in_England

Members of the Bury Parish Council

Bury Parish Councillors

Mike Tew

8 High Meadow
PE26 2LD
01487 812877

Finance Committee, Road Safety & Neighbourhood Plan

Alan Johnston

Manor Farm Bungalow,
Great Raveley,
01487 812528
Register of Interests:
Director Johnston Agriculture Ltd, Great Raveley Director Alfred Yarrow Containers, Sandyland, Wisbech

Bury Village Playing Field

David Wakefield

Manor Farm,
PE26 2NF
01487 814432

Finance Committee & Neighbourhood Plan

John Hayes

The Almonds,
89 Upwood Road,
PE26 2RE
01487 812468
Register of Interests:
Self Employed Accountant at 89 Upwood Road, Bury

Finance Committee & Church Yard

Karen Prestage

60 Upwood Road,
PE26 2PA
01487 813848

Peter Hazell

46 Tunkers Lane,
PE26 2PG
01487 812473

Bury Village Garden Show

Richard Scantlebury

Lancaster House,
PE26 2PF
01487 814418

Tree Officer/Footpaths

John Prestage

60 Upwood Road,
PE26 2PA
01487 813848
Bury Parish Councillors Document Register of InterestsHere you can find the Document Bury PC - Register of Interests

District Councillors

Your 3 Ramsey district Councillors and 1 County Councillor represent you on Huntingdonshire District and County Council.s The District Council is responsible for local services, including planning, council housing, and rubbish collection. Most district Councillors are not paid a salary, but get a basic allowance for the work they do.
Following the 2018 Local May Elections

Councillor Jeff Clarke

Title: Vice Chairman Licensing & Protection / Licensing Committees
Party: Conservative
Ward: Ramsey

Parish: Bury ; Ramsey

Home address:
Orchard Cottage
Bucks Drove
Ramsey St Mary`s
PE26 2TA

Phone: 07802 398259

email: Jeff.Clarke@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

Councillor Stephen John Corney

Party: Conservative
Ward: Ramsey

Parish: Bury ; Ramsey

Home address:
6 Milton Close
PE26 1LU

Phone: 01733 889227 or 07795 057440

email: Steve.Corney@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

Councillor John Michael Palmer

Title: Executive Councillor for Partnership and Well-Being
Party: Conservative
Ward: Ramsey

Parish: Bury ; Ramsey

Home address:
143 Great Whyte
PE26 1HP

Phone: 01487 814063

email: John.Palmer@huntingdonshire.gov.uk

County Councillor

Cllr Adela Costello

I believe in diplomacy and negotiation as the best way to resolve issues whether locally or at Shire Hall, however I am prepared to confront issues robustly when necessary. I am used to working hard to benefit local residents and if elected, I will be doing the same on the County Council.

3 Church Close
Ramsey Forty Foot
PE26 2YJ
01487 813124
email: adela.costello@btinternet.com

Clerk to the  Bury Parish Council – glossy-greenmailsmPlease contact –  parish.clerk@buryvillage.co.uk

Vacancies on the Bury Parish Council

Vacancy Date
23 April 18 - There is currently no vacancy for position of Bury Parish Councillor
Bury Parish Council have no Councillor vacancies. However, If you are interested, please contact the Parish Clerk - parish.clerk@buryvillage.co.uk