Could you be a Parish Councillor?

Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to help make a long-lasting change? Do you have innovative ideas for the council? Do you have concerns about a specific issue and want to do something about it? If this is you, then your Parish Council needs you. We need people from all backgrounds and experiences who reflect their community to put themselves forward for election. Make a change and become a councillor.

Local elections are in May this year and OALC have an online training session on 13th January for anyone interested in finding out more about being a Parish Councillor.

So you want to be a parish councillor! session is on 13th February 10-11am. No need to book. This is a short online session aimed at anyone that might possibly be interested in becoming a parish councillor. It covers the basics – eligibility, skills, nuts & bolts, expectations, what PC’s can and can’t do, with plenty of time for questions to be answered. Link and passcode below.

 Meeting ID: 871 2501 2109      Passcode: 386520

You can also find out more on the National Association of Local Councils website and watch videos from parish councillors talking about why they are a councillor. If you are interested in standing for election as a Parish Councillor in Botley and North Hinksey you can also contact any of the current Councillors for an informal chat and to find out more about what is involved. You can find Councillor details on this page.