NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR TOWN COUNCILLOR

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

Nigel Adams

Returning Officer

Council Offices

Trinity Road

Cirencester

Glos

GL7 1PX

 

 

Fairford Town Council Website

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 clerks@fairford-tc.co.uk

Thank you for your patience

 

Vanessa Lawrence

TOWN CLERK

 

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT UNIT

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.

 

 

Summer Activities for Children in Fairford

 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:

http://worldjungle.org.uk/SOTS/2017/SOTS%202017.html

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: clerks@fairford-tc.co.uk

 

 

Cllr Stephen Boulton becomes the Mayor of Fairford

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!”

COTSWOLD DISTRICT COUNCIL – PRESS RELEASE

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.