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Co-option to fill Casual Vacancies on the Parish Council

posted 22 Sept 2020, 07:50 by Robert Cowley   [ updated 19 Oct 2020, 06:01 ]

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there are currently THREE vacancies in the Office of Councillor for South Cerney Parish Council.

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

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, you will need to submit an expression of interest by the extended deadline of 5.00 p.m. on Friday 6th November 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 online via Zoom at 7.30pm on Wednesday 11th November 2020 (meeting details to be published on

Dated 19th October 2020