Parish Council elections

Parish councils are the first tier of governance and are the first point of contact for anyone concerned with a community issue.

Parish councils have a wide range of powers including looking after community buildings, planning, street lighting, allotments. They also have the power to raise money through council tax.

They are democratically elected local authorities and there are 26 parish councils that fall within the Peterborough City Council area. These are:

  • Ailsworth
  • Bainton & Ashton
  • Barnack
  • Bretton
  • Castor
  • Deeping Gate
  • Etton
  • Eye
  • Glinton
  • Hampton
  • Helpston
  • Marholm
  • Maxey
  • Newborough & Borough Fen
  • Northborough
  • Orton Longueville
  • Orton Waterville
  • Peakirk
  • Southorpe
  • Sutton
  • Thorney
  • Thornhaugh
  • Ufford
  • Wansford
  • Wittering
  • Wothorpe

Parish Council elections 2019

Elections will be taking place on 2 May 2019 for the following parishes/parish wards:

  • Bretton North

Statement of Persons Nominated - Bretton North

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Uncontested parish council election 2019

The following parishes were scheduled to hold elections on Thursday 2 May, however they were uncontested so no election will be held:

  • Bretton South (5 seats)
  • Deeping Gate (7 seats)
  • Etton (5 seats)
  • Eye Green (3 seats)
  • Eye Village (12 seats)
  • Maxey (7 seats)
  • Northborough (9 seats)

Notice of Uncontested Parish Election - Deeping Gate

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Notice Of Uncontested Parish Elections - Etton

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Notice Of Uncontested Parish Election - Eye

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Notice Of Uncontested Parish Election - Eye Green

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Notice Of Uncontested Parish Election - Maxey

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Notice Of Uncontested Parish Election - Northborough

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No candidates were nominated for Borough Fen therefore a new election will be held within 35 days of Thursday 2 May 2019.

Notice Of Uncontested Parish Elections - Borough Fen

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Code of conduct

Each parish council within Peterborough has adopted a Code of Conduct which can be viewed by contacting the Clerk of each of those parishes.

The Code of Conduct sets out the expected behaviours required of the council's members or co-opted members.

Register of interests

Parish councils are required to keep a register of their members disclosable pecuniary interests. Interests for parish councillors can be viewed on our democracy site by selecting a parish council, then the councillor.

NALC Co-option guide

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Members interest form

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Parish council toolkit

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Declaration of Acceptance of Office

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Parish council chairman declaration

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Parish council elections 2019 - 2022

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