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Casual Vacancy on the Parish Council

posted 30 Sept 2019, 03:43 by Robert Cowley   [ updated 18 Feb 2020, 07:02 ]

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there is currently a vacancy in the Office of Councillor for South Cerney Parish Council.

The Parish Council is able to fill the vacancy by co-option, rather than a formal election process.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish/Town Councillor, you will need to submit an expression of interest by 5.00 p.m. on Saturday 29th February 2020.  Supporting statements are encouraged, on no more than one side of A4, detailing why you would be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor. 

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Robert Cowley, the Clerk of the Parish Council, at 3 Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester, GL7 5UH, or by email to

Candidates are reminded that, to be eligible for co-option on to the Parish Council, they must satisfy the standard election qualification criteria.  Please contact Cotswold District Council’s Elections Team if you need any guidance on this aspect (telephone 01285 623000 or e-mail

It is hoped that the co-option will be dealt with at the Parish Council meeting to be held at 7.30pm on Wednesday 11th March 2020, at the Committee Room at the Village Hall in School Lane.