NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy exists in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of ALRESFORD.


An election will be held if, within 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) after the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to the Returning Officer at the Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE by TEN electors for the electoral area.


If no such request is received within the time indicated, the vacancy will be filled by cooption.




DATED: 26.03.2024



M A Cooke                                        Clerk to the Parish Council






There are currently 2 councillor vacancies.


If you are interested in becoming a councillor please contact the Clerk at or in writing to Alresford Parish Council, The Pavilion, Ford Lane, Alresford, Essex, CO7 8AT, explaining your interest and how you can make a positive contribution to the Parish Council. 


Elections will be in May 2027.


Eligibility criteria

 You must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union, and
  • meet at least one of the following four qualifications:
  1. a) Your name must appear on the register of local government electors for the parish/community at the time of your nomination and throughout your term of office should you be elected.
  2. b) You have occupied any land or other premises as owner or tenant in the parish/community during 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.
  3. c) Your main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of your nomination and the day of election has been in the parish/community area. You do not have to have paid employment to qualify, as long as your main or only place of work is in the parish/community area. For example, Councillors who’s main or only job is being a councillor would be able to use this qualification, if their council office is within the parish/community.
  4. d) You have lived in the parish/community area or within three miles of it during 12 months before the day of your nomination and the day of election.