Parish Council Election

FRITTON WITH ST OLAVES PARISH COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Fritton with St Olaves.

An election to fill the said vacancy will be held, if by the 5th March 2021 a request for such an election is made in writing to the Returning Officer by TEN electors for the said Parish. In the event of no such request being received within the requisite period, the Council of the Parish of Fritton with St Olaves will fill the vacancy on that Council by co-option.

Notices and requests by electors in connection with this vacancy should be delivered to Sheila Oxtoby, Returning Officer, Town Hall, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2QF.

Clerk to the Fritton with St Olaves Parish Council

Dated this 15th day of February, 2021

 

 

FRITTON WITH ST OLAVES PARISH COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Fritton with St Olaves.

 

An election to fill the said vacancy will be held, if by the 1st March 2021 a request for such an election is made in writing to the Returning Officer by TEN electors for the said Parish.  In the event of no such request being received within the requisite period, the Council of the Parish of Fritton with St Olaves will fill the vacancy on that Council by co-option.

Notices and requests by electors in connection with this vacancy should be delivered to Sheila Oxtoby, Returning Officer, Town Hall, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2QF.

Clerk to the Fritton with St Olaves Parish Council

 

 

 

 

 

PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS

This year there are Parish Council Elections on the 2nd May. Nominations papers are available from the Borough Council also from the respective Parish Clerks. They MUST be returned in all cases to to the Borough Council at the Town Hall (by hand) by 4pm on Wednesday April 3rd.

WHAT DO LOCAL COUNCILS DO? Your local 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: • Decision-making • Monitoring • Getting involved locally GETTING ELECTED 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.