In recent years the council has developed a number of other important strategies to assist with the effective delivery of local services within its area.

These are available for viewing or downloading in Adobe PDF format. To read them you will need Adobe Acrobat software, which may be downloaded by clicking on the Abobe icon alongside.

Then just click on any of the strategy documents to view it.

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BPC Grants Policy and Procedure revised 2015
Ensures that any grant applications are considered professionally, so as to achieve the maximum benefit to the residents of the parish.

Statement of Intent on Training
Commits to providing officers and members with the necessary training and development opportunities to ensure the Council can meet its aims and objectives.

Community Engagement Strategy
Aims to improve the way in which the council engages and consults its residents and partners on important issues.

Local Democracy & Citizenship Strategy
Seeks to ensure that all members of the community can become and remain informed, involved and active citizens.


With the transition from District/County councils to a the single Unitary Authority, it is likely that further responsibilities will be devolved to parish and town councils.