NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
VACANCY FOR A BROSELEY WOOD WARD TOWN COUNCILLOR
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for Broseley Wood Ward of Broseley Town Council, following the resignation of Councillor Jasmine Bennett.
Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish Broseley Wood Ward in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy. That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules, of the date of this notice. The fourteen-day period ends on 16 December 2021.
What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?
Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply. The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.
The Returning Officer’s address is:
Electoral Services, Shropshire Council,
The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND
The telephone number for further guidance is 0345 678 9015.
This notice is dated 26 November 2021
Citizen and Young Citizen of the year Award winners announced
Every Year Broseley Town Council asks members of the town to nominate residents who they feel have made a significant contribution to the town; putting others before themselves and making big efforts to build a nice community and environment for our residents.
The Town Council considered some fantastic nominees on Tuesday 9 November, Broseley has so many amazing people who are worthy of this award and It was quite a discussion and a difficult choice.
Citizen of the Year 2021 was awarded to Gail Hall for her continued hard work and fundraising efforts for local charities.
Young Citizen of the Year 2021 was awarded to Flora Swankie for her long term volunteering and fundraising efforts for the community.
The Town Mayor and Councillors are very pleased to be able to recognise your contribution to the town, Well done Both!!
The Town Mayor will invite Gail and Flora to an awards ceremony at the Birchmeadow Centre on 11 December 2021, where both winners will be presented with an award for their contributions to the town and community.
Neighbourhood Plan for Broseley
Broseley Town Council has prepared a neighbourhood plan in accordance with Regulation 15 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2015.
The town council has submitted its neighbourhood plan to Shropshire Council. The submission is accompanied by a Basic Conditions Statement; Consultation Statement; Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening Assessment; Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Screening Assessment and The Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Appropriate AssessmentPublication and consultation of the Neighbourhood PlanAs required by Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations, Shropshire Council is inviting representations during a public consultation on the submission version of the Broseley Neighbourhood Plan.
Representations are now invited on the submitted version of the neighbourhood plan. The consultation documents can be downloaded and viewed on this page.
Come and say Hello and meet the Town Councillors that represent you in Broseley, our surgeries will be held within the Victoria Hall on the below dates.
This is an opportunity to discuss any issues or feedback that you may have about our Town.
22 January 2021 at 10am - 12pm
26 February 2021 at 12pm - 2pm
26 March 2021 at 10am - 12pm
23 April 2021 at 10am - 12pm
We look forward to seeing you there!
Please Note that the Town Council Office and Library Building will be closed for Christmas between Friday 24 December 2021 - Tuesday 4 January 2022.
Broseley Members Infomation:
Broseley Town Council is a local authority whose members represent the residents of the parish of Broseley in Shropshire. The Council has 11 members, 6 representing Broseley East and 4 representing Broseley West and 1 for Broseley Wood. Members are elected every 4 years and carry out their duties on a voluntary basis.
The Town Council provides the following services:
Some street lighting
The Birchmeadow Centre is owned by the Town Council and operated by the Birchmeadow Centre Management Committee.
The Cemetery for Broseley and the Cemetery Chapel, located on Ironbridge Road.
The bus shelter on Edinburgh Road
Guest Road Play Area
The Town Council supports a number of other facilities/events provided by not-for-profit organisations including:
- Local C.A.B Service
- Victoria Hall
- Broseley in Bloom
- Birchmeadow Park
Normal Opening Hours
Public opening: Thursdays 10am - 12noon
Otherwise please telephone 01952 882172 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org from Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 2pm.
The office is closed on Saturday and Sunday but if you email us or leave a message on the answer machine we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Town Council and Cemetery Emergency contacts
In the event of an out of hours emergency please contact the following emergency key holders:
Councillor Mark Garbett - 07701 088217
Councillor Roy Childs - 01952 883510
Councillor Michael Burton - 07980 419032