We currently have a vacancy for a Town Councillor, details of the application process and important dates are shown on the Notice of Vacancy below.
If you are passionate about where you live and would like to represent the local community then why not become a Town Councillor? You do not need to be a member of a political party, we need all different types of people from all different types of background so that the Town Council reflects the community it serves. So whatever your age, background or skills you could be the perfect person, you just need some time, enthusiasm and commitment.
The Town Council meets three times a month on a Tuesday evening at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber within the Town Hall complex. The first Tuesday of the month is usually a Planning meeting followed by our Town Hall and Premises meeting. The third Tuesday is another Planning meeting followed by our Outside Services Committee meeting. On the fourth Tuesday of the month our Finance and General Purposes meeting takes place followed by the Town Council’s Full Council meeting.
There may be additional work dependant on the projects you become involved with. Training in all aspects of being a Town Councillor is available. The role of a Town Councillor is entirely voluntary and Councillors are not paid for being part of the Town Council.
If you are interested, please follow the application process within the document below.