The Parish Council is made up of 13 unpaid representatives from Hilgay and Ten Mile Bank. The villages are split into two wards and they are represented as follows:​

COUNCILLORS

The Role of a Councillor

 

They are elected to represent the interest of the local community as a whole and promote a harmonious local environment. The number of elected Councillors depends on the size of the area, in Hilgay with Ten Mile Bank we are able to have 13 Councillors.

 

Local Councils are the first tier of governance and are the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue. They are democratically elected local authorities and exist in England, Wales and Scotland. The term 'Local Council' is synonymous with ' Parish Council, 'Town Council' and 'Community Council'.

 

Local Councils are made up of locally  elected Councillors. They are legally obliged to hold at least four meetings a year.  Most meet on a monthly cycle to discuss council business and hear from local residents.  District and County Councillors regularly attend parish meetings and report at the Annual Parish meeting. Councillors are expected to attend meetings on a regular basis.​

Councillors must abide by a Code of Conduct, a set of rules on how Councillors are expected to behave. They must also declare their financial interests in the parish, details of which are kept by the District Council.

Hilgay Ward Councillors

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Graham Carter (Chair)

07841 715 464

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Norman Highnam

07443430195

norman.highnam@outlook.com

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Peter Bates

01366 387 988

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Jane Heatrick

01366 387 953

kipperheatrick@icloud.com

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Vacancy
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Peter Carter

01366 387 687

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Zara Hipsey
07943911505
zhipsey@gmail.com
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Susan Annan

01366 385303

susanannan5@yahoo.co.uk

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Vacancy 

Ten Mile Bank Ward Councillors

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Elaine Hall 
(Vice Chair)

07979 846 755

elaine@tenmilebank.co.uk

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Peter Mesher

07547882516

pete.mesher@live.co.uk

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Andy Greening

07980 813 806

uax6@btinternet.com

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Vacancy