NOTICE OF VACANCY
in the office of Councillor
Fairford Town Council,
Fairford South Ward
NOTICE is given that, due to the resignation of John Dallow, a vacancy has arisen for a Councillor for the Town Council.
The vacancy will be filled by election if a request from 10 local government electors for the Ward is received within 14 days of the date of this notice. The request must be received by 24 May 2018.
Requests should include each electors’ name, address and signature and should be sent to the Returning Officer at the address below.
If 10 signatures are not received by the date given, the Town Council may fill the vacancy by co-option.
If an election is called, it will take place not later than 27 July 2018.
Dated 3 May 2018
Fairford Town Council is offering grants of up to £5,000 to community groups to help fund capital projects.
Please click on the links below for the Terms of Reference and application form.
The deadline for applications is 1st June 2018.
South West Ambulance Service are holding a defibrillator awareness session on Saturday morning, 23rd June 2018. If you are interested in attending, please call 01285 713326 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the resignation of Dave McKinley, there is a new vacancy for the post of Town Councillor. Do get in touch if you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused as a result of our website being unavailable for a few days.
We are pleased to announce that this is now up and running again, although there are still some to be made.
If there is any information you require, which not be visible at the present time, on the website, please contact the office on 01285 713326/712344 or e-mail email@example.com
Thank you for your patience
The Police Community Engagement Unit will be in Fairford Market Place on Monday 26th June from 9.00am to 12.00pm.
Representatives from the Police will be on hand to talk to members of the public about any issues or concerns they may have.
As part of a summer programme of activities for young people (age 6 -14), the Town Council is hosting a series of workshops throughout August. These will be free to attend. Places are limited and booking is essential. The workshops will be held at the Community Centre.To book your free place, please go to:
The Ernest Cook Trust are also offering two free forest school experiences during August at Leawood. Please bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the day.These will take place on: Tuesday 8th & Tuesday 22nd August. 9.30am – 1.30pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult, with a maximum ratio of 5 children per adult.
To book your place, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to congratulate Cllr Stephen Boulton who, at the Annual Meeting, was chosen by his fellow Councillors to become the Mayor of Fairford. “I am honoured to have been chosen to represent my town in this way. I hope that I will be an effective Mayor and achieve positive changes for Fairford. I would also like to thank Cllr Jennie Sanford who has done an amazing job as Mayor for the last two years – she will be a hard act to follow!”
COUNCIL TAX REFUND SCAM – WARNING!
Release date: 9 May 2017
A resident in the Cotswolds has received a telephone call from a ‘company’ which allegedly works for Cotswold District Council. He was told that he was due to receive a £6,000 council tax refund because his Council Tax banding has been too high in the past.
The telephone number of the bogus company is 03332 123132.
Please be aware that this scam may be targeting many residents in this area and please do not enter into any discussions with the caller. Most importantly, do not disclose any personal information such as banking details.
The local police have been made aware of this scam.