Notice for Co-Option for Councillor vacancy







Thaxted Parish Council has a vacancy for the post of councillor. The Council is legally obliged to advertise this vacancy under the Representation of the People Act 1985.


You can apply to be a parish councillor if:-

  • You are over 18 and are an elector in or have lived in or within three miles of Thaxted for the preceding 12 months;
  • Your principal place of work for the preceding 12 months is in the Parish.


If you would like to be considered for the post of councillor, please write a short letter of introduction explaining why you are interested and what you would bring to the role. All applications will be considered by the current parish councillors and it is anticipated that the co-opted councillor will be appointed on 9th May 2019.


The deadline for applications is 5pm on 7th May 2019.




Please address letters of introduction to


The Parish Clerk


Thaxted Par Council


Community Information Centre


7 Town Street


Thaxted CM6 2LP


PLEASE NOTE: Only events communicated to the webteam are included in the diary

Footpath inquiry to be held from 10:00 on Tuesday 20th August 2019 in The Church Hall, Margaret Street