Local elections took place on 4 May 2017 and we now have a new team of councillors.

Councillors can help our community to decide its own future and make Much Wenlock a better place in which to live and work.  They help to manage the council’s business, help improve the green spaces and facilities the community enjoys, and help to conserve the wonderful history of the town.  They actively help shape future service provision and other public services.

Other than meeting the requirements to be eligible to become a councillor you do not have to have any other qualifications.  All you need is to be passionate about making Much Wenlock a better place to live and work and strive towards that goal.  Whilst training is available it is not compulsory but is extremely beneficial.  The Town Council has a training budget and councillors are encouraged to attend appropriate training courses.  Councillors also benefit from the expertise of a fully qualified Town Clerk who offers advice and guidance.

For further information on the work of a councillor and what being a councillor involves please follow the links below:

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http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk

http://www.alcshropshire.co.uk/elections

http://new.shropshire.gov.uk/elections-and-electoral-registration

You will also find further information here:

What next for Localism 2012

All about local councils

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If we have a vacancy you may be able to join our team….

Become a councillor 2016

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