IF YOU CARE ABOUT WHERE YOU LIVE AND ARE PASSIONATE
ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY, WE NEED YOU!
JOIN US AND MAKE A LOCAL CHANGE
WHAT DO PARISH COUNCILS DO?
Your parish council has an 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 a real change. Councillors are community leaders and represent the interests of the communities they serve.
Local councillors have three main responsibilities:
- Getting involved locally
To stand for election to a local council you must:
- Be a UK or Commonwealth citizen; or be a citizen of the Republic of Ireland; or be a citizen of another Member State of the European Union
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be an elector of the local council; or in the past 12 months occupied land or other premises in the area the local council serves (as owner or tenant); or work in the area local council serves (as your principal or only place of work); or live within three miles of the local council boundary.
If you’re interested and want to know more, take a look at the following documents or contact the Clerk on 01244 637277 or email at email@example.com
You can also find information on these websites: