Website Terms of Reference
Aims of the Parish Council Website
The website exists on behalf of the Parish Council for the benefit of the members of the Parish. The Parish Council has ultimately decision making authority over the content, and indeed continued existence of the website.
However, it would not be practical for all decisions regarding individual notices and items of content to be approved by the Parish Councillors – and as such the following set of policies have been established to allow the day to day editorial activities of the website to be delegated, whilst providing a clear framework of what is acceptable and unacceptable. These policies may be reviewed by the Parish Council from time to time.
Website content policy
Information about businesses
The website is not primarily a business directory, but recognises that the local nature of some businesses may warrant their inclusion on the website.
The website will include public service business (e.g. Post Office) and any business based within the Parish or which primarily provides its services within the Parish upon request from that business.
Website Links policy
In the event of an objection that content does not comply with these policies, the website editors will seek guidance as soon as reasonably practical from no fewer than two councillors as to whether either: