Councillors are elected for four years and in this time should be taking action on many things that affect the town and the community such as:

  • Advising on land which is suitable for industrial or residential development;
  • Campaigning for better road safety and reducing the fear of crime;
  • Providing representation at local planning enquiries;
  • Raising concerns about rural transport services;
  • Providing a liaison between other local authorities or official bodies.