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NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT (1972 (Section 87(2))
VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of BLISWORTH following the resignation of Anne Goss.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Proper Officer to hold an election to the vacancy.* That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, **of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on Monday 20 September 2021.
What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?
Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
The Proper Officer’s address is:
Electoral Services, West Northamptonshire Council, Lodge Road, Daventry, NN11 4FP.
The telephone number for further guidance is 0300 126 7000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This notice is dated 31 August 2021
Name: Gillian Greaves, Clerk to Blisworth Parish Council
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:
Use of Blisworth Eastfield Play Area (Government Guidelines for COVID-19 reopening)
Allowing children to use unsupervised equipment is done at Parents, Guardians or Carers own risk.
Parents, guardians and carers are responsible for supervising their children including:
- Observe social distancing
- Parents should not allow their children to enter the play area unaccompanied, or when it is occupied such that social distancing cannot be observed
- Parents should bring hand sanitiser gel or wipes to clean their children’s hands
- Users, parents, guardians and carers are encouraged to clean equipment, particularly where there are clear touchpoints such as swing rockers, see-saws, or equipment handles
- Hand hygiene to include washing/sanitising hands more often than usual, for 20 seconds using soap and water or approved gel and foam sanitiser, particularly at the beginning and end of play
- Users (or parents, guardians or carers of users) are advised not to touch their faces, and to cough or sneeze into a tissue or arm when a tissue is not available
- Adults and children are reminded not to put their mouths on equipment or their hands in their mouths
- Consumption of food or drink on play equipment or in the playground area is banned
- Any contamination concerns should be reported to Blisworth Parish Council Parish Clerk, email address: email@example.com
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.