Wilbarston Parish Council

Serving the people of Wilbarston

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Becky Jones
1 Castle Road, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire NN8 1LL

Tel: 01933 273028

It Takes All Sorts

It Takes All Sorts

It's election time at Wilbarston Parish Council!

- Do you want to do something positive for your community?

- Can you think, listen and act locally?

- Why not consider becoming a Councillor?

Elections to Wilbarston Parish Council will be held on 7 May 2020 (Applications must be submitted by 4pm - 8 April 2020)

There are over 10,000 parish councils representing around 16 million people across England. They form the most local level of government and cover many rural and urban areas. It is this tier that has the great advantage in making a real difference at community level.

Democratically elected, a local councils responsibilities are to:

- represent the local community

- deliver services to meet local needs

- improve the quality of life and wellbeing in the local area

It is really important that local councils have a range of councillors each with differing skills, qualities and abilities. A well crafted council is vital to the success of a community.

How to apply?

Any person over the age of 18 (18 years or older on the day you become nominated for election) who is a citizen of the United Kingdom, the European Union or the Commonwealth can be a local councillor - as long as they are an elector in, work in, or live in (or within 3 miles of) the town/parish and during the last 12 months occupied land or other premises in the town/parish.

But if its not for you, you can still play your part. You can identify potential councillors and nominate candidates for election. Furthermore you are encouraged to elect councillors to represent your community and interests.

If you are interested in joining the council please contact the Clerk Becky Jones for more information at clerk@wilbarstonparishcouncil.gov.uk

View or download the Election Poster or Election Advert below.

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 22:01 by Becky Jones

Tags: Councillors, community, council, election