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Notice of Vacancy for a Parish Councillor
Notice if hereby given that due to the resignation of Marilyn Clarke, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
If by 29 October, 2020 (14 days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors from the Parish of Alderbury, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
Where ten valid requests for a by-election are received by the Returning Officer then under the provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus)(Postponement of Elections and Referendums)(England and Wales) Regulations 2020 the by-election will not currently take place and the vacancy will remain unfilled. The 2020 regulations provide for the by election to take place on the date for the Ordinary
Election of Councillors due to be held on Thursday 6 May 2021. However, this date may be brought forward or deferred by the Government depending upon the circumstances.
Any election that is in due course called will be duly publicised as required by law.
Download and print the Notice of Vacancy
Dated 9 October, 2020
Annual Return now online
The Council is delighted that its Annual Governance and Accountability Return has now been externally inspected and no issues have been reported. You can view the documents here.
These documents provide reassurance that the Council's financial management and governance arrangements are sound.
posted 20:18 9th July 2020
About our Village
Alderbury & Whaddon benefit from schools, a Village hall and social club, two rural pubs, a police station, a church, a post office and a village store. There is a working village forge, which continues to this day, although others nearby have gone.
Alderbury & Whaddon are two small adjacent villages lying on a hill in beautiful unspoilt countryside three miles to the south-east of Salisbury, in the southern tip of Wiltshire. With a population of about 2,000, this quiet rural backwater belies a thriving and long-standing community with a strong sense of identity. There are a number of footpaths around our villages, please click here to download a map of the local designated footpaths.