Provision and maintenance of allotments for cultivation.
Power to contribute to the costs of a churchyard in use and a duty to maintain any closed churchyard where the duty has been transferred by the Church of England.
Provision and maintenance of public clocks on churches or elsewhere.
Power to prosecute and defend any legal proceedings in the interests of the inhabitants.
Power to take part in any public local inquiry.
Provision of litter-bins in streets and support for anti-litter campaigns.
Provision and maintenance of public open spaces, pleasure grounds and public walks.
Power to deal with ponds, pools, or other places containing filth or matter prejudicial to health.
Rights of Way
Maintenance of public footpaths and bridleways.
Power to plant and maintain roadside verges. (Limited Application)
Provision and maintenance of public seats on the highway.
Provision and maintenance of shelters for general public use and also particularly for bus passengers.
Establishment of car-sharing and taxi fare concession schemes; making grants for community bus services and bus services for the elderly or disabled; investigation of public transport, road and traffic provision and needs; provision of information about public transport services.
Power In any situation not covered by one of the specific powers described above a council may spend money on any purpose which in its opinion is of direct benefit to its area or to the inhabitants. The total expenditure by the council on all the cases under this general power must not in any financial year exceed £6.15 per local government elector in the parish (2009/2010).