Many rural communities have a public clock, often as part of the local church. As some churches cease to be used for religious worship this matter may require careful consideration by councils.

This guide looks at the powers of parish councils to provide and maintain public clocks. It is intended for residents, clerks and councillors.


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The Legal background

A wise way to spend public money?

Relevance in the 21st century

What about the cost?


This guide is indicative and not definitive, it is not intended to be a comprehensive legal guide or a list of legal requirements.


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