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Great Yeldham Parish Council Needs You!

The Parish Council is looking for a resident of Great Yeldham to be co-opted onto the Council following a recent resignation.

The Parish Council represents the people of Great Yeldham and their interests. It is important that the makeup of the Council is a reflection of the local community, applications are welcomed from all who meet the qualifying requirements, details can be obtained from the Parish Clerk.

The Parish Council has a wide range of responsibilities and represents the interests of residents to other local authorities and organisations. The role of a co-opted councillor is exactly the same as that of an elected councillor, is very varied and can be very rewarding.

Further details on the role of a councillor and the work of the Parish Council can be obtained from the Parish Clerk, contact details on home page.

If you are interested in applying for the vacancy please send a written expression of interest (emailed submissions accepted) which includes your reasons for wishing to be a councillor; previous community/council experience; any other skills you can bring to the Council, your interests and recent career history.

Applicants will need to complete and sign a ‘Candidates Consent to Co-option' form, available from the Parish Clerk.  Applications will need to be received at the Parish Office by noon on Friday 5th January 2015. The Parish Council will consider all expressions of interest at the Parish Council Meeting to be held on Thursday 5th February 2015 @ 7.30pm, Reading Room.