Parish Councils are the oldest existing form of elected administration in the UK. They were introduced in 1894 and make up the first tier of local government. There are around 10,000 local councils in England and Wales, made up of nearly 100,000 councillors. Parish Councils deliver a range of services at a community level and their role is to represent local people, provide services to meet local needs and improve quality of life and community well being.
Allington Parish Council has seven elected Councillors keen to serve the needs of all residents in the village. They are, therefore, always pleased to hear your ideas, concerns or suggestions about anything that you believe would benefit the village. Councillors have to stand for re-election every four years. The importance of parish councils is likely to grow as the government continues to devolve responsibility to local communities. The Parish Council meets on a regular basis in the village hall.
Parish Council Minutes
We have PDF copies of Parish Council minutes dating back to 2005. You can get them from our minutes page.
Allington Playing Field is owned and managed by the Parish Council. It provides football facilities, a multi use games area, play equipment and general recreational space. You will find more information on the main playing field page.
Most of the planning applications in Allington are dealt with by South Kesteven District Council although some strategic issues can be dealt with at county level or higher.
Allington Parish Council is a statutory consultee for all applications that fall within the parish. You can access information about all current planning applications from the search facility on the South Kesteven DC website.
Allington’s Parish Councillors
If you have a matter that you would like the Parish Council to hear about please contact one of the councillors or the Clerk. This will enable them, where appropriate, to raise the issue on the agenda of the next Parish Council meeting. Councillors contact details are provided below. You can email Janet Morton, the Clerk to the Council, at Parish.Clerk@allingtonpc.org.uk