Tormarton Parish Council

Tormarton Parish Council would like to welcome you to their website.

Tormarton Parish Council are elected every four year's to represent the views of the parishioners of Tormarton Village and West Littleton Village. 

The Parish Council is made up of five members who serve their electorate on a whole range of issues. 

Whilst the Parish Council is not directly responsible in terms of ownership, the Parish Council plays a pivotal role in holding South Gloucestershire Council and other outside bodies to account for the benefit of the parish. Tormarton Parish Council meet once a month (except for January and August) and the meeting's are open to members of the public, with the agenda publicised at least three working days ahead of the meeting. 

 The Parish Council discuss and make decisions on lot's of issues that directly affect the Parish such as parking, planning, community events, speeding, village assets as well as the children's playground.  

 Please take a look through our website to learn more about what we do and what happens in our Parish! 

Tormarton Parish Council Receives Award in National Scheme


 

Tormarton Parish Council has been received a prestigious award as part of the Local Council Award Scheme. This achievement recognises that the council achieves good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement. Moreover, Tormarton Parish Council goes above and beyond their legal obligations, leading their communities and continuously seeking opportunities to improve and develop even further.

The Award Scheme report highlighted the council’s particular areas of strength, including its policies and procedures.

The Local Council Award Scheme is a peer assessed programme that has been designed to both provide the tools and encouragement to those councils at the beginning of their improvement journeys, as well as promoting and recognising councils that are at the cutting edge of the sector. It is through the sector working together to share best practice, drive up standards and supporting those who are committed to improving their offer to their communities that individual councils and the sector as a whole will reach its full potential.

In terms of the future, the council is now reviewing ways in which it can keep on improving its offer to the local community and welcomes input from local people and partners on this. Tormarton Parish Council and other local councils like it, are at the front line of the government’s localism agenda and are doing as much as they can to delivery services whilst being efficient and cost-effective.