Having served on the Parish Council since 2018, Pam Bridges has decided to step down and as a result we have a vacancy for a parish councillor. In accordance with the legislation, please see the notice below.
NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN OFFICE OF A COUNCILLOR
BROOMHAUGH & RIDING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Pamela Bridges formerly a Member of the above named Parish Council, has ceased to be a Member of the Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish.
If, within 14 days (*) after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 23rd May 2023), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to The Returning Officer, Elections Office, Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF by TEN electors for the Parish (Ward), an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
Dated: 2nd May 2023
Name of Parish Clerk: Catherine Harrison
Clerk to Broomhaugh & Riding Parish Council
(*) In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.