There have been many instances of council meetings becoming a battle ground with councillors finding it hard to see why residents distrust them, and residents seeing councillors on nothing more than an ego trip!

Below are just a few of the troubles that come from Parish and Town Councils – not all the fault of the Council. Residents can and do get irate if they feel that a development or a ‘problem’ nearby is the fault of the council. Nimbyism is rife in all Towns and villages, but it is often antagonised by the cynicism of some of those on the council.