Due to several long-standing parish councillors standing down from the 2nd May elections, Cringleford Parish Council is looking to co-opt four new parish councillors. This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and forward thinking council and we would love to hear from you if you fit the following criteria and would like to make a real difference in your community. Please contact either the parish clerk or any councillor for any more detail.
To apply please provide the Parish Clerk with a paragraph about yourself (email@example.com). We will be co-opting at the meeting on 16 May and again on 13 June if there are still vacancies.
You should consider becoming a parish or town councillor if:
You would like to do something positive for your community
You would like to spend your time productively
You can think, listen and act locally
To become a councillor, you must satisfy the following criteria on the day you are co-opted:
be at least 18 years of age
be a British citizen, a qualifying citizen of a Commonwealth country, a citizen of the Irish Republic, or a citizen of another member state of the European Union
You must also meet at least one of the four following qualifications on the day you are co-opted:
be registered as a local government elector for the local authority area in which you are standing
have occupied as an owner or a tenant any land or premises in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the 12 months before the day you are nominated
have had your main or only place of work during the last 12 months in the local authority area in which you are standing
have lived in the local authority area in which you are standing during the whole of the last 12 months