WordPress websites for Parish Councils

Stunning, contemporary websites for Parish Councils

We know how to make great Parish Council Websites. Why? Because we’re parish councillors

We build mobile friendly, easy to navigate & great looking sites that are easy to update. No technical website experience needed

Meet the requirements of the Transparency code for smaller authorities

This Code aims to place more power into citizens’ hands and increase democratic accountability. Transparency gives local people the tools and information they need to hold local public bodies to account. Transparency Code>>
Funding is available to help smaller parish councils meet new audit and transparency rules.

This includes a grant for parish council websites and equipment such as laptops and printers.

Eyelid Productions and HALC have received a 2017 Star Council Award for its parish councils website project

COUNTY ASSOCIATION OUTSTANDING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Herefordshire Association of Local Councils (HALC)
Judging panel said: ”We were really impressed by HALC facilitating a really important initiative to deliver transparency through local councils’ websites. It was excellent that they were spreading the news about democracy and the important role the local council sector has in doing this.”

WordPress the easiest publishing tool for the web.

WordPressIf you want to continuously update your parish council website so that it interacts with your community in a meaningful way? WordPress is the answer – it powers millions of websites such as newspapers, magazines, TV stations, educational and government as well as the websites of ordinary people and small businesses.

 
  

“If you can do it in Microsoft Word,
you can do it in WordPress.”

  • You get a WordPress site configured specially to the needs of your Parish Council.
  • A Planning page with Google map & auto updated planning feed for your parish.
  • We help you buy your domain name if you don’t have one already including GOV.UK
  • Your own parish council branded email service,
  • To help you hit the road running we will take your initial content (text, minutes images etc) and format it into the web pages.
  • Parishioners can subscribe to your website for automated Newsletters.
  • Training, video tutorials and technical backup.
We train you to self manage your web pages so you get complete control over your own website.
We set up the functions on your website, enter your initial content such as minutes and help you hit the road running with the tools you need to run an effective Parish Council website.
All updates are free, seamlessly automatic and as web technologies advance so does your website.
You concentrate your effort creating compelling content – no need to worry about technical issues.
Web pages are viewable on all devises, are mobile phone compatible and adapt to text only browsers for people with disabilities.
WordPress’s user-friendly back-end has made it popular with ordinary people.

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