Parish Councillor Vacancy





A vacancy has arisen through the resignation of a parish councillor. 

The Parish Council would like to invite suitably qualified individuals to apply for this vacancy.  To hold office as a Parish Councillor an individual must fulfil the following qualifications:

1.  Be a British subject, a Commonwealth citizen or a Euro national and at least 18 years old.

2. Be either a local government elector of the parish; or a person who a) has, during the whole of the 12 months up to the date of their appointment, occupied land or other premises as owner or tenant in the parish or b) has, during the same period, resided in that area or within three miles thereof, or c) has during the same period, had his/her principal or only place of work in that area.

Suitably qualified individuals interested in joining the council are invited to submit a letter outlining why they are interested to the Clerk to the Council at the address given on this letterheading by 11 October 2019.   Suitably qualified applicants will be invited to address the council meeting at the November Parish Council meeting on the 4 November 2019 and give a 5 minute presentation on what they could bring to the Council.  Co-options will be decided by a vote of the council.

If you would like to know more about what the role of a Parish Councillor involves or would like any other information, please contact

Mrs Joanne Carr

Wheelton Parish Council

17 Higher Meadow



PR25 5RJ

01772 454836


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