Council Vacancies

There are 11  council seats on the Parish Council of which there are currently 5 seats filled. Ordinary local council elections take place every four years.
Vacancies that occur between ordinary elections can be filled by election, if residents ask for an election, or co-option.

Interested in being a councillor?

Councillors must be:

  • Aged 18 or over;
  • A citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, EU or Ireland;
  • On the electoral roll, or reside in the parish, or own land or work in or within 3 miles of the parish;
  • Not disqualified from holding public office.

They should:

  • Be able to attend regular evening meetings (one meeting per month plus others as required);
  • Be interested in local issues, preferably not just a single issue;
  • Have an understanding and willingness to represent the views of the whole community; and
  • Have a willingness to be a professional and effective councillor.

Please contact the council if you would like to find out more about being a councillor and working for your community.

Below are three documents that describe the work of parish councils that we hope you will find useful.