Current Town and Parish Council Vacancies

Current vacancies

(Please also refer to the Current and Forthcoming Elections page)

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CouncilWard (if appropriate)VacanciesLast date for election requestsOutcome
St Newlyn East Parish Council Mitchell Ward 1 17 September 2018 Co-option 
St Ives Town Council West Ward 1 19 September 2018 By election to be held 25 October more details to follow 
Tresmeer Parish Council   1 21 September 2018  
Lostwithiel Town Council   1 1 October 2018  
Wendron Parish Council Wendron Ward 2 3 October 2018  
Zennor Parish Council   1 3 October 2018  
Dobwalls and Trewidland Parish Council Dobwalls Ward 1 5 October 2018  
Ludgvan Parish Council   1 5 October 2018  
St Austell Bay Parish Council Charlestown Ward 1 5 October 2018  


If you are interested in becoming a Parish or Town Councillor you will need to meet the criteria below. If you do, please contact your Parish or Town Clerk to inform them of your interest should a vacancy become available.

A candidate for a Parish or Town Council is qualified if, when nominated:

  • he or she is a British citizen, Commonwealth citizen, citizen of the Irish Republic or a citizen of another European Union State.
  • has attained 18 years of age, and
  • is either:
    • in the register of electors for that Parish/Town or has during the whole of the preceding twelve months
    • occupied land as owner or tenant
    • had a principal place of work there
    • resided in or within 4.8 kilometres of it.

Information relating to this procedure is available from the Parish Clerk vacancy information page