Somerby Parish Council

Serving the people of Burrough On The Hill, Leesthorpe, Pickwell and Somerby

Clerk: Kathryn Staley
20 The Field, Somerby, Melton
Mowbray, Leics LE14 2PT

Tel: 01664 454529

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:48 by Kathryn Staley

Vacancy for Parish Councillor


A vacancy has arisen for the position of Parish Councillor

Monthly Parish Council Meetings are held 11 times a year (there is no meeting during August) usually the 2nd Wednesday of the month. In addition, Special Meetings are occasionally called to discuss specific matters when appropriate. Meetings are held throughout the 3 villages.

Candidates must fulfil the necessary qualifications:

  • Over 21 years of age
  • British subject or citizen of the Irish Republic or Member of the Commonwealth
  • An Elector of the Parish and either:

a) during the whole of the 12 months before the day on which s/he is nominated as a candidate (or the day of election) resided in the Parish or Community or within 3 miles of it; or

b) occupied as an owner or tenant any land or premises therein; or

c) had his/her principal or only place of work there.

If you are interested in becoming a Councillor and would like to serve your Parish, please apply in writing to: Kathryn Staley, Clerk to the Parish Council, 20 The Field, Somerby, Melton Mowbray LE14 2PT or

Should further information be required, please phone 01664 454529


Tags: Councillors, Vacancy