Calling all community heroes! Do you want to make a positive difference to your community?
The parish council now has its full complement of 11 councillors. Please keep any eye on our website and noticeboards for any future vacancies.
Have you considered becoming a Parish Councillor?
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 as a Parish Councillor
To stand for election to a local council you must be:
- At least 18 years old
- A British citizen; an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any Member State of the European Union
AND meet at least one of the following:
- Registered as an elector for this parish
- In the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the parish (as owner or tenant)
- Your principle or only place of work is in the parish
- Lived in or within three miles of the parish for the preceding 12 months
You are not disqualified from standing (as per electoralcommission.org.uk)
How to apply - We have no vacancies at present
If you are interested in becoming a councillor or would like an informal chat about the role, please contact the Parish Office in the first instance. If we are permitted to fill a vacancy via co-option, you will be asked to complete our Co-option Application Form.