Freedom of Information

Information from Freshford Parish Council is made available using the the model publication scheme specified by the Information Commissioner's Office. All key documents are published on the Parish Council's pages on the Freshford Village website - links are given below. If you have difficulty finding what you are looking for, try using the Search function. For any other queries or requests for information please contact the Parish Clerk (see below).


INFORMATION TO BE PUBLISHED

HOW THE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED

Click link where provided

Cost

Class 1 - Who we are and what we do

 

 

Who’s who on the Council and its Committees

Meet your councillors

 

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))

Meet your councillors

 

Location of main Council office and accessibility details

Not applicable

 

Staffing structure

Not applicable

 

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

 

 

Annual return form and report by auditor

Annual Parish Meeting


Finalised budget

Budget


Precept

Precept acknowledgement


Borrowing Approval letter

Borrowing Approval

 

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Financial Standing Orders

 

Grants given and received

For details, if any, contact Clerk

20p/page

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

For details, if any, contact Clerk

20p/page

Members’ allowances and expenses

Expenditure Report

 

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

 

 

Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan


Annual Report to Parish or Community Meeting (current and previous year as a minimum)

Annual Parish Meeting


Quality status

Not applicable

 

Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines

Not applicable

 

Class 4 – How we make decisions 

 

 

Timetable of meetings (Council, any committee/sub-committee meetings and parish meetings)

Council Meetings

 

Agendas of meetings (as above)

Council Meetings

 

Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Council Meetings

 

Reports presented to council meetings - nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meeting.

Council Meetings


Responses to consultation papers

Responses to consultations

     

Responses to planning applications

B&NES Planning website


Bye-laws

Not applicable

 

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures Current information only. 

 

 

Policies and procedures for the conduct of council business:

(1) Procedural standing orders

(2) Committee and sub-committee terms of reference

(3) Delegated authority in respect of officers

(4) Code of Conduct

(5) Policy statements

 

Procedural Standing Orders

Not applicable

Not applicable

Code of Conduct

Not applicable

 

 

 

 


Policies and procedures for the provision of services and about the employment of staff:

(1) Internal policies relating to the delivery of services

(2) Equality and diversity policy

(3) Health and safety policy

(4) Recruitment policies (including current vacancies)

(5) Policies and procedures for handling requests for information

(6) Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)




Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Contact Clerk      

Contact Clerk

 

Information security policy

Risk assessment

 

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)


 

Data protection policies

In accordance with the Data Protection Act

 

Schedule of charges (for the publication of information)

As listed below

 

Class 6 – Lists and Registers Currently maintained lists and registers only

 

Some information may only be available by inspection

 

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice)

Contact Bath and North East District Council.

 

Assets Register

Asset Register


Disclosure log

Not held by Parish Council

 

Register of members’ interests

Held by B&NES


Register of gifts and hospitality

For details, if any, contact Clerk

Class 7 – The services we offer. Current information only.

Some information may only be available by inspection)

 

Allotments

None

 

Burial grounds and closed churchyards and schedule of fees.

Freshford Cemetery


Community centres and village halls

The Village Hall is under the care of the Memorial Hall Trustees and is not the responsibility of the Parish Council

 

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

The playground is under the care of the Memorial Hall Trustees

 

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Contact Clerk


Bus shelters

None

 

Markets

None

 

Public conveniences

None

 

Agency agreements

None

 

Additional Information

 

 

 

The Freshford Bulletin

Published by the Parish Council quarterly and distributed free of charge to each household in the Parish. It is available also on the website.

 

Train/ Bus times

Transport

 

Notice Boards

Sited in the village centre, Park Corner, Midford Lane and Sharpstone

 

Freshford Primary School

See school website

          

 Freshford Pre-school
 See pre-school website.
 

Contact details:

Ghika Savva-Coyle, 13 Priory Park, Bradford on Avon, BA15 1QU - parish.council@freshfordvillage.com


SCHEDULE OF CHARGES

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost - if appropriate

Photocopying @c.20p per sheet (black & white)

Actual cost *

 

Photocopying @c.30p per sheet (colour)

Actual cost *

 

Postage

Actual cost * of Royal Mail standard 2nd class

Statutory Fee

 

If appropriate, in accordance with the relevant legislation 

* the actual cost incurred