Information on arrangements
Gresford Community Council Grotto - Sunday 4th December. Proceeds to go to Wrexham Foodbank
The Community Council will be holding a Grotto on Sunday 4th December in the Trust building as part of the Artisan Market. It is open 11 till 3pm. We are hoping for donations to go to Wrexham Foodbank. Please bring your little ones along to say hello to Santa.
Carols Round the Tree - Sunday 10th December at 4pm
We have a vacancy for a new Community Councillor...Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011, Section 116: Notice of Co-option
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Gresford Community Council intends to Co-opt ONE member to fill the vacancy that exist in the office of Councillor for the Gresford, Marford and Hoseley Ward.
Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who meet the following qualifications and are interested in representing their community on the aforementioned Community Council. You must be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen, a citizen of any member state of the European Union or a qualifying foreign citizen, and be 18 years of age or over. You must meet at least one of the following criteria1 , you:
- are registered as a local government elector for the area named above; or
- have, during the whole of the last 12 months, occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the community named above; or
- principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or
- have, during the whole of the last 12 months, resided in the Community or within 4.8 kilometres of it.
If you would like more information regarding the role of a Community Councillor, or wish to be considered for co-option for the vacant seat, please go to our website Vacancies|Gresford Community Council, where you will find information and an application form to download, OR contact the Proper Officer, Clerk to the Council on firstname.lastname@example.org or 07470 631184 by Monday 19th December 2022 (which is the closing date for receipt of applications). Paper copies of the application form will be provided if you prefer this method of working.
Dated this 26thday of November, 2022
1 Certain people are disqualified from standing. These include paid officers of the Community Council, anyone subject to bankruptcy restriction orders, and those subject to recent sentences of imprisonment.
Gresford Community Council works with the communities of Gresford and Marford and Hoseley to ensure they remain attractive, inclusive and safe places to live. Community Councillors are local residents who volunteer their time to help with the provision of services and to improve the local area. The Council raises a budget each year (the Precept) which is contributed from the rates paid by households to spend in the local area. Council responsibilities include the provision of footway lighting, looking after the Cemetery, school crossing patrols, children’s playgrounds, the lake and many other local facilities.