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Blisworth Parish Council has a number of vacancies and would very much like to hear from any parishioner who would like to be co-opted. If you would like to know more about being a councillor and the process of being co-opted please approach a councillor or the Clerk at:
The next Parish Council meeting will take place on 1st June 2020. It will not take place in the Village Hall in the usual way due to the Coronavirus pandemic. If you would like to join the meeting remotely please look at instructions on the agenda. Please note members of the public can only speak in the open forum part of the meeting.
Grass cutting – If you have any issues about grass cutting in the village please could you contact the Clerk of the Parish Council and not the contractors
Blisworth Parish Council
Clerk to the Council: Mrs V. Hartley
NOTICE OF VACANCIES
IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR
Notice is hereby given that due to the resignations of David Dalton, Anthony Hillier and Linda Lee, the vacancies has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
In accordance with the Local Elections Rules an election to fill these vacancies shall be held if, within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 17 June 2020), a request for an election to fill the said vacancies is made in writing to The Returning Officer, South Northants Council, The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester NN12 6AD by TEN electors for the Electoral Area, an election will be held to fill the vacancies, otherwise the vacancies will be filled by co-option.
In line with the Local Government and Police Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, if an election is called it will take place on or after 6 May 2021
Dated 28 May 2020
Note: In computing the fourteen days Saturdays, Sundays, day of Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning are disregarded.
Blisworth is a thriving, picturesque village in South Northamptonshire situated 5 miles south of the county town. It has some 900 homes and an estimated population of 1870 (2010 village survey).
The West Coast Railway runs close to Blisworth and the Grand Union Canal passes through the village which extends from the famous Blisworth Tunnel, to the outlying residential areas of Blisworth Arm and Blisworth Park.
Village amenities include a primary school, a village shop with news agency and post office and two local pubs. Many small businesses surround the area, largely in discreet attractive business parks.