Cringleford Parish Council is looking to co-opt a new parish councillor to fill a vacancy. 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 by 5pm on Friday 2 November. The co-option will take place at the meeting being held on Thursday 8 November, 7.30pm, in The Willow Centre.
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