Vacancy for a Councillor

Wednesday 28th June 2017

Manningtree Town Council is seeking someone willing to play a part in representing the interests of the community and to improve the quality of life and the local environment.

An applicant must fulfil the following three criteria:
1. Aged over 18 years of age.

2. Be a British subject, or a citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of a member state of the European Union and be: (i) a local government elector of the Town; or (ii) who has, during the whole of the twelve months before, occupied land or other premises as owner or tenant in the Town; or (iii) who has during the same period, resided in that area or within three miles thereof; or (iv) who has during the same period, had their principal or only place of work in that area.

3. Must not be subject to any disqualification from standing as a Councillor such as: holding any paid appointment with the Town Council concerned; being an adjudged bankrupt; or having been convicted of certain offences or corrupt or illegal practices.

Application by letter or e-mail by 11 July 2017, setting out your knowledge and understanding of local affairs and the local community, together with a summary of your experience and skills.

Please send to: Line Djuve-Wood, Town Clerk, 44 Lawford Place, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2PT,
Telephone: 01206 390285, E-mail:

If you would like to discuss what is involved, then please contact our Mayor Councillor Ruth Stocks, telephone: 01206 391777