Position Vacant

VACANCY FOR TOWN COUNCILLOR

Winstanley Ward – 1 vacancy

A notice of vacancy in the Office of Town Councillor was published on 27th November 2020 for the Winstanley Ward. A request for an election was not received within the required 14 days. Public elections will not be held until May 2023, therefore, for the interim period the vacancy will be filled by co-option, voted for by the incumbent members of Braunstone Town Council.

Any person interested in being co-opted as a Braunstone Town Councillor should apply in writing to the Executive Officer & Town Clerk by 9am on Monday 18th January 2021 stating how you are qualified and what experience and skills you have to serve as a Town Councillor.

To qualify, you must:

  • be either a British, Commonwealth or European Union citizen;
  • on the ‘relevant date’ (i.e. the day on which you are co-opted) be 18 years of age or over;

and

  • not be debarred from standing as a Councillor.

additionally you must meet one of the following four qualifications:

  • 1. a local government elector in Braunstone Parish;
  • or have during the whole of the 12 months preceding the day of co-option:
  • or 2. occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in Braunstone Parish;
  • or 3. had your principal or only place of work in Braunstone Parish;
  • or 4. resided in Braunstone Parish or within three miles of the boundary.

 

If you apply, you will be required to attend the Council meeting on Thursday 28th January 2021 at 8.00pm either at Braunstone Civic Centre or via Zoom Video Conferencing to present your case to be co-opted as a Town Councillor and answer any questions. The decision will be made at that meeting.

For an informal chat concerning the role of a Town Councillor please contact Darren Tilley on 0116 289 9270 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Customer Service Shop

The Customer Service shop is closed to face-to-face enquiries during Covid-19.

For further information, please have a look at our page on tiers and their impact on council services.

Braunstone Town Community Library

Currently operating on a call and collect service during Covid-19.

Thorpe Astley Community Centre

Not available for hirings to allow NHS and childcare usage of the centre during Covid-19. 

 

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Customer Services (phone and email) & Library (call and collect) will be closed from 24th December and reopen on 4th January.

Customer Services Shop


Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway,
Braunstone Town,
Leicester,
LE3 2PP

Tel: 0116 2890045
Fax: 0116 2824785

enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Our Community Centres


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Braunstone Civic Centre
Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116 2890045
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Thorpe Astley Community Centre
Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
Tel: 0116 2890704
bookings@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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Braunstone Town Community Library
Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
Tel: 0116 3055900
library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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