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Council Services 

Amenities and Services

  • Fund Summer Playschemes
  • Provision and maintenance of 160 footway lighting columns.
  • Maintenance and management of Brookes Avenue Playing Fields, Broughton. The playing fields comprise the 'swings 'n' things' play area, a skate park and two football pitches.
  • Maintenance and management of The Country Park, Broughton Hall Road, Broughton. 
  • Provision of Allotment site on Mold Road, Broughton.
  • Provision of roadside seats.
  • Provision of litter bins (where not provided by the County Council)
  • Provision of village name signs at the gateway to the villages.
  • Provision of CCTV surveillance at Broughton Hall Road shops.
  • Provision of financial support and encouragement to local community groups and organisations.
  • Provision of festive lighting.
  • Litter collection.

Communication and Consultation

  • Production of Council newsletters.
  • Provision of notice boards.
  • Provision and regular maintenance of the Community Council's website.
  • Consultation with Flintshire County Council and other statutory bodies.
  • Response to consultation documents recieved from Government departments and statutory bodies.
  • Response to planning application consultations.

Joint Services

Staff jointly administer  Broughton & Bretton and Hawarden Community Councils and provide a complete maintenance service to both Councils and Shotton Town Council.

This arrangement was recognised as a model approach of Councils pooling resources to employ direct labour to undertake functions carried out by the Principal Council in other parts of the County - Research Study into the Role, Functions and Future Potential of Community and Town Councils in Wales - University of Wales, Aberystwyth 2003.


Any questions, information or further details relating to the work or services of the Community Council should be directed to the Clerk & Financial Officer, Broughton and Bretton Community Council, Council Offices, 113 The Highway, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3DN. Tel: 01244 533692.

Play Area at Brookes Avenue Playing Fields

Play Area at Brookes Avenue Playing Fields

Play Area