Councillor Vacancy

Published: 20 April 2022

Councillor Vacancy

Do you want to serve your community?

Do you have expertise which could benefit the community?

Are you concerned about your local area?

Do you want to represent the views of local people?

The Town Council is looking to co-opt a new town councillor, so if you would like to make a difference, and be involved in shaping the future of your local community, why not step forward and apply for the vacancy?

Please read the job description or contact the Town Clerk for more information at

If you are interested, please send a brief CV, the completed eligibility declaration and a covering letter explaining why you would like to be a councillor and what you think you might bring to the Council to

The closing date for applications is Tues 10 May 2022.

To qualify to become a Parish Councillor a person must be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of any member state of the EU, and be over 18 years old. In addition you must meet at least one of the following: 1) be listed on the current electoral role; 2) live in the Parish of High and Low Bishopside or within three miles of its boundary 3) occupy as owner/tenant any land/premises therein or 4) have a principal place of work within the Parish. You must not be disqualified from holding office as a Councillor