Wanted: New town councillor for Driffield

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Driffield Town Council have a vacancy on West Ward and are inviting anyone who may be interested in becoming a town councillor to get in touch to find out more.

Matthew Garrard resigned in November and although the vacancy was advertised no election was called.

The Town Council are now able to fill the post via co-option.

Those who may be interested must be an elector, aged 18 or over, who has lived in the parish for the last 12 months or within three miles of it, or for whom Driffield is their principal place of work.

Those who have been subject to a bankruptcy restriction order or interim order, or convicted if the UK of any offence and had a prison sentence for a period of over three months without the option of a fine, are not eligible.

Town Clerk Claire Binnington said: “Being a town councillor can be very fulfilling, contributing to your community and making a real difference.

“If anyone is interested then we would be happy to give them as much information as possible.”

Applications in writing must be submitted to the town council by 12 noon on Thursday January 30, and the co-option will take place at the council meeting on Tuesday February 4 at 7.30pm.

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