Which Council Does What?
Haverhill Town Council is the first tier of local government and as such is focused solely on the needs and aspirations of Haverhill.
What Haverhill Town Council is responsible for:
- A programme of community events throughout the year.
- Provides meeting spaces for community activities.
- Manages the Haverhill Arts Centre and The Zone.
- Acts as a statutory consultee on planning matters in Haverhill and gives its views to West Suffolk Council.
- Facilitates the Haverhill Area Forum, which enables us to engage with our neighbouring parishes and district councillors in Cambridgeshire, Essex and Suffolk.
- Awards grants to organisations that improve the well-being of the residents of Haverhill.
- Provision of Christmas Lights in the Town Centre.
- Provision of salt bins (but not refilling)
- Employment of a Community Warden to help tackle smaller maintenance and clearing tasks around the town.
- Provides the general secretariat support for ONE Haverhill Partnership and delivers a number of services, with partners, under that banner, including Youth Work projects such as the On The Spot outreach project and the employment of Youth Skills workers who are supporting young people into employment and tackling barriers they face.
Find details of how to contact Haverhill Town Council on the Contact Us page