Serving the people in the parish of Eckington


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Cemetery Rules and Regulations

Full Cemetery Rules and Regulations

Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Allotment Strategy

The provision of allotments by local authorities is a statutory duty. Eckington Parish Council will continue to provide and promote allotments not only because of this statutory requirement but because allotment gardening can make a valuable contribution to the Parish's sustainability by providing health, social, economic and environmental benefits.

Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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Safeguarding Policy

Everyone has a duty to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults. Eckington Parish Council is committed to maintaining the welfare of people whilst they are using the Parish Council facilities described within this policy.

This policy applies to:

  • anyone working for or on behalf of the Parish Council whether in a paid, voluntary or commissioned capacity.
  • any individual or organisation hiring the Parish Council facilities for the purpose of delivering any service to children, young people or vulnerable adults.

Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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Street Furniture Policy

The Parish Council has the Power but not the Duty to provide seating, dog, litter and grit bins. All applications will be considered on their individual merit.

Fri, 31 Jul 2020

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Complaint Procedure

Eckington Parish Council's policy to deal with complaints about the Parish Council's administration and procedures.

Thu, 30 Jul 2020

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Data Protection Policy

This Policy was adopted by the Council on 14 May 2020 and will reviewed and updated when legislation changes or every four years.


Eckington Parish Council needs to collect and use certain types of information about the Data Subjects who come into contact with it, in order to carry out its work. This personal information must be collected and dealt with appropriately, whether on paper, on a computer, or recorded on other material. Eckington Parish Council is registered with the ICO, the Clerk is the Data Controller and will be responsible for storing all personal data. Individual Councillors will not hold any personal data.

This policy sets out the Councils responsibility to comply with Data Protection Act 2018. The Act regulates the use of personal data. This does not have to be sensitive data; it can be a as little as a name and address.

Thu, 23 Jul 2020

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Freedom of Information Publication Scheme

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires Councils to supply information following a written request which provides the public with greater transparency in the operation of "Public Authorities", which includes all Local (Town and Parish) Councils.

Thu, 23 Jul 2020

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Standing Orders May 2020

Eckington Parish Council's Standing Orders approved at a Full Council meeting Tuesday 5th May 2020

Tue, 05 May 2020

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