Whitchurch Town Council has a vacancy for a councillor within its South Ward

Could you spare several hours a week to help your local community in this unpaid volunteer councillor role? If so, read on…

Whitchurch Town Council has been requested, via Shropshire Council, to fill this vacancy, by the co-option of a person eligible for Council membership. That person must be qualified by virtue of being a British or Commonwealth Citizen, citizen of the Republic of Ireland or European Union citizen, who has attained the age of 18 years and is:

(a) registered as a local government elector for the parish; and/or who has

(b) during the whole of the twelve months preceding the appointment occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the parish; and/or his/her

(c) principal or only place of work during those twelve months has been in the parish; and/or has

(d) during those twelve months resided in the parish or within 4.8 kilometres of it;

and is not disqualified from holding office by reason of any disqualification set out in Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972.

For more information, or to request an application form, please telephone the Town Council Offices on: 01948 665761.