The Returning Officer of Swindon Borough Council has confirmed that the Council can now fill two casual vacancies by co-option.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, please send a written expression of interest to the Parish Clerk along with a short personal statement giving reasons why you are interested in joining the Parish Council and what particular set of skills and experience you feel you can bring to the role.

The applicant's name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date have resided in or within three miles of the parish or the applicant’s only place of work during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date is in the parish. The applicant must not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.

The closing date for the written submission of interest is

Friday 5th February 2021


Parish councillors will consider submissions at the meeting to be held on Wednesday 10th February 2021

Candidates for co-option will be required to attend the full council meeting on Wednesday 10th February 2021, to make a short, maximum 5 minutes address to the Parish Council giving your reasons for wishing to be considered as a Parish Councillor.

Emma Sylvester

Parish Clerk

27th January 2021