Community Council Vacancies

This page will advertise any vacancies that arise within the Community Council – for Councillors or staff.

If vacancies for Councillors arise we first have to publish a notice asking residents if they want to trigger a BY-ELECTION; TEN residents have to respond saying they do want one for a by-election to go ahead. If 10 residents do not request a by-election we move on to the CO-OPTION phase. In this phase eligible people who would like to join the Council fill in an application form. The forms go through to a meeting of the full Council and Councillors vote on who they would like to co-opt. A leaflet explaining a bit more about how it all works is attached here for you.

  • Gresford West has FIVE Council places
  • Gresford East has THREE Council places
  • Marford and Hoseley has SIX Council places



We have a VACANCY in the Marford and Hoseley Ward - applications welcome - deadline for applications Monday 19th December

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 clerk@gresfordcommunitycouncil.gov.uk 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.

VACANCY DOCUMENTS - the application form is here for you to download. Send it to the Clerk using clerk@gresfordcommunitycouncil.gov.uk

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