What Egremont town council is responsible for

What Egremont town council does for you:
• Provide a market hall and its maintainance
• Provide 3 allotments- Bridgeend, Eastroad & Sandholes
• Enter allotments into annual allotment awards
• Provide Egremont cemetary & ensure its upkeep
• Privide a bowling green
• Care of the war memorials
• Cut grass and maintain verges
• Cut hedges and maintain footpaths
• Maintain some street lighting
• Provide litter bins
• Provide street seating, furniture and decorations
• Enter the parish into the Cumbria in bloom competition
• Tree planting/maintainance
• Provide Christmas lights
• Provide and run a website
• Fund many local community groups
• Fund local charitees
• Work with County & Borough councils to create a town/parish plan
• Work with road traffic liason group to create a traffic calming plan
• Work with Borough council to restore delapadated buildings
• Employ a town clerk, assistant, cemetery and Market hall care takers
• Ensure employees pay and are enlisted in a company pension
• Receive and distribute monies, ensure correct accountancy and have accounts for view.
• Responsibility for cemetery chapels and their refurbishment
• Help fund apprenticeships through the Lengthsmen scheme, collaboration with groundworks/works4you

Copeland Borough Council What they do:
• Building control.
• Car parking and on and off street parking enforcement.
• Council Tax and Benefits.
• Electoral services.
• Environmental services e.g. noise, pest control.
• Housing services.
• Planning.
• Licensing and street trading.
• Markets.
• Recycling and refuse collection.
• Sport and Leisure centres.
• Street cleaning and dealing with fly tipping.
• Town centre management.

Cumbria County Council What they do:
• Blue/car badges.
• Children’s services.
• Concessionary travel.
• Education and schools.
• Emergency planning.
• Health and social care.
• Highways, including potholes, signage and gritting.
• Libraries and archives.
• Public rights of way.
• Public transport services.
• Registration of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.
• Strategic planning and some planning applications.
• Trading Standards.
• Transport.
• Waste Recycling Centres.