Co-option of four new Parish Councillors - July 2023

Vacancies for four Parish Councillors



Councillor Vacancies at Yapton Parish Council

We are looking for new Parish Councillors—could it be you?

YOU need to be able to give up one evening every other month to attend Parish Council meetings, and in return you will receive the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping your local community

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and a British subject or a citizen of the Commonwealth or European Union and must satisfy at least one of the following:


  1. be a local government elector for the Parish of Yapton
  2. have, during the whole of the previous 12 months, occupied land or other property in the parish, either as owner or tenant
  3. have, during the whole of the previous 12 months, had your principal or only place of work in the parish
  4. have resided in the parish during the whole of the previous 12 months

The Full Council meets on the second Monday of every other the month at 7.00pm at the Yapton & Ford Village Hall, Main Road Yapton, BN18 0ET.

The new Councillors will hold office until the local elections in May 2027.

Any person interested in becoming a Parish Councillor should contact the Clerk of the Council, Mr Andrew Gardiner for details either by phone on 01243 859141 or by email on

Applications can be made in writing by completing an application form obtainable from the Clerk or by clicking on the link here.

The closing date for receipt of applications is the 31st July 2023.

Interviews are likely to be at a Panel Meeting of Parish Councillors during mid-August (exact date currently being canvassed) with the intention of the appointment being confirmed at the September Meeting of the Parish Council.

Andrew Gardiner

Clerk to Yapton Parish Council

10th July 2023