Calling for community heroes to become parish councillors. We want people of all backgrounds and experience to represent the community and help #MakeAChange.
- Vacancy Notice following the resignation of Dave Kenny - vacancy is open for co-option
- Vacancy Notice following the resignation of Mike Brown - vacancy is open for co-option
- Vacancy Notice following the passing of Gerry Ives - vacancy is open for co-option
- The vacancy of Carla Saunders has been filled by an uncontested election by Peter Hewes
What does a local council do?
Your local council has overall responsibility for the wellbeing of your local community. Their work falls into three main categories:
- Delivery of services
- Improve quality of life for residents
- Give communities a democratic voice
Becoming a local councillor
As a local councillor you can become a voice for your community and make real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve. Local councillors have three main responsibilities:
- Getting involved locally
Being eligible for co-option
To stand for co-option to a local council you must be:
- A UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
- At least 18 years old
- An elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
How to apply
If you would like to apply please submit your application, using the form below.