Current Town and Parish Council Vacancies

Current vacancies

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

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The following councils have a vacancy for a councillor:

CouncilWard (if appropriate)VacanciesLast date for election requestsOutcome
Mylor Parish Council   1 2 September 2019 Co-option 
St Day Parish Council   1 5 September 2019 Co-option 
St Agnes Parish Council Porthtowan Ward 1 12 September 2019 Co-option 
Lanner Parish Council   1 16 September 2019 Co-option 
Altarnun Parish Council   1 18 September 2019 Co-option 
Kenwyn Parish Council Gloweth Ward 1 20 September 2019  
Kenwyn Parish Council Threemilestone Ward 1 20 September 2019  
Illogan Parish Council Illogan Ward 1 24 September 2019 By election called more details to follow 
Pentewan Valley Parish Council Tregorrick and Trewhiddle Ward 1 2 October 2019  
Linkinhorne Parish Council   1 14 October 2019  
Antony Parish Council   1 14 October 2019  
Calstock Parish Council Harrowbarrow Ward 1 14 October 2019  
Hayle Town Council South Ward 1 14 October 2019  
St Kew Parish Council St Kew Highway Ward  1 14 October 2019  


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