Page 5 - All-About-Local-Councils
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known as local councils. Any reference    • festivals and celebrations
to local councils in this booklet refers        tourism activities
to parish, town and community councils
and not to the district or borough        • trafic calming measures.
council tier of local government.
                                          They will often work with bigger
• community safety schemes                councils in your area called ‘principal
      planning                            authorities’ and cooperate to ensure
                                          the effective delivery of services to the
• community transport schemes             local community.
      public lavatories
                                          How do they make
• crime reduction                         decisions?
      street cleaning measures            Your local council is made up of a
                                          number of councillors who meet
• cycle paths
      street lighting
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