Many residents get confused about the responsibilities of their local councils, this short guide aims to point you to the correct council to ensure that your comments, concerns and complaints reach the department that has the power to act.
Covering Princes Risborough, Monks Risborough, Whiteleaf, Askett, Casden, and Alscot
The Town Council’s responsibilities include pathway lighting, public parks, some grass cutting and maintaining some of the listed buildings such as the Market House.
Princes Risborough Town CouncilThe Princes CentreClifford Road
Bucks HP27 0DP
Monday to Friday – 10am to 3pm.
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Wycombe District Council is responsible for waste collection, housing and planning.
Wycombe District Council also own and manage The Horns Lane and Mount Car Parks. Please note that since 22 September 2011 all on-street parking locations within Wycombe district have been enforced by NSL Ltd.
You can contact NSL by email; firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0843 208 5544.
Princes Risborough District Councillors are Alan Turner (Ind), Gary Hall (Ind) and David Knights (Con) Alan and Gary are also Princes Risborough Town Councillors.
Wycombe District Council has an Information Centre located within Princes Risborough Library.
Tel: 01844 274795 Fax: 01844 275795
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – 5pm,
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Saturdays 9am – 1pm.
Concessionary travel passes – bus, rail or taxi tokens
Reporting Repairs – council house or highway.Staff at The Information Centre will help with ALL of the following:
• Payments for rent, council tax, community call service etc.
• Environmental Health – smoke, noise, pest control bookings etc.
• Housing and Council Tax – queries and benefits
• Planning – local development and planning permission
• Waste and Cleansing – bio bags, missed collections, booking of bulky collections, ordering new bins, clinical collection bags etc.
• Tourism – places to visit, accommodation, things to do, tickets for local events, maps, guide books, souvenirs, local crafts etc.
Bucks County Council is responsible for Education, Highways and Social Services.
The Risborough’s County Councillor is Bill Bendyshe-Brown.
Some of our surrounding villages are included in the Ridgeway West ward and the County Councillor is Carl Etholen.
Local Village Parish Councils
Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Parish Council covers Bledlow, Bledlow Ridge and Saunderton.Ellesborough Parish Council
Dedicated purely to Ellesborough.Kimble Parish Council
Kimble Parish Council covers Marsh, Kimblewick, Little Kimble and Great Kimble.Lacey Green Parish Council
Lacey Green Parish Council Covers the villages of Lacey Green, Loosley Row, Speen and Great Hampden.Longwick-cum-Ilmer
Longwick cum Ilmer Parish Council serves the villages of Longwick, Ilmer, Meadle, Owlswick and part of Horsenden.