What area does Lindfield Parish Council cover?
There are two Parish Councils representing residents in the Lindfield area. Lindfield Parish Council came into being in 1987 and covers most of what can be described as Lindfield "Urban" but the Council voted at the outset to drop "Urban" from its title. Lindfield Rural Parish includes Walstead and Scaynes Hill and the area around Gravelye Lane.
What part does the Parish Council play in Local Government?
The Parish Council is the third tier of local government, after the County Council and the District Council, but it is a non-political body. It is at the "grass roots" and is in the best position to represent the views of the local community.
How is the Parish Council Organized?
Lindfield Parish Council has twelve Councillors, a Clerk, a Deputy Clerk and a Responsible Financial Officer. Full Council currently meets every two months, and much of its work is remitted to three main Committees: