- Street lighting – No longer under the remit of the Parish Council. As from 1st April 2017 all Street lighting maintenance in Rutland is now the responsibility of Rutland County Council. The parish council pay an agreed annual contribution towards the street lighting electricity / energy costs for Ryhall and Belmesthorpe.
- New Cemetery – maintenance of grass, seats, hedges, fences, bins, funding the water for the tap . Administration of the plots for both burials and cremated remains including liaison with funeral undertakers and burial payments
- Planning – commenting on plans for all types of construction
- Notifying Rutland County Council of any problems or issues such as holes in roads, missing or damaged street signs, flood damage, maintenance of bus shelters, the white bridges, footpaths, mileposts, litter bins, refilling the grit bins
- Maintaining a tidy village – providing dog waste bins and funding the weekly emptying of the ten dog bins. Maintenance of the benches
- Providing Allotments – working with the Allotment Committee
- Working with the Ryhall Meadows Playing Fields Committee to maintain and look after the Playing Fields and Pavilion Amenities. This includes the play area, trees, hedges, the gravel driveway
- Grass-cutting – the parish council are responsible for and pay for the grass-cutting in the new cemetery and the Playing Fields. In April 2015, the Parish Council took over the parish grass-cutting for the whole parish of Ryhall and Belmesthorpe, formally done by Rutland County Council but now undertaken by the contractors Glendale. As from 1st April 2017 on behalf of the County Council the Parish Council agreed to administer and cut the grass in the old cemetery and churchyard on Church Street. Rutland County Council will set up a formal grass-cutting contract with Ryhall Parish Council and will reimburse the costs.
- Hedge-cutting– The parish council contractors cut the Turnpike hedge, Allotment hedge on the A6121 and St Tibba Way entrance to allotments. Also the RMPF hedge that runs along the footpath. All other hedges are cut by Rutland County Council.
Where do we get our funding from?
Each year a sum of money called a ‘precept’ is collected through your council tax. This money is used by the Parish Council to improve facilities and services for local people.