Town Clerk's Office, Church Lane, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AD



Blandford Forum Town Council takes pride in the continuation of traditional civic practices and procedures and has benefitted from having a Mace Bearer and Town Crier since the town of Blandford Forum was known as the Borough of Blandford. Both appointment holders have an excellent knowledge of the town’s history, civic pride and a commitment to the town.

The Town Council would now like to offer a unique opportunity to local people to apply for the role of Deputy Mace Bearer to assist the existing Mace Bearer.

Duties include representing the town by attendance at civic events, within and outside of the town, and providing support to the Mace Bearer and the Mayor. A knowledge of the town’s history, civic procedures and the civic silver collection is required, however training will be given. An annual honorarium of £300 (to include any expenses) is offered to the successful applicant and a uniform will be provided.

Job Description

This position is open to all. Interested persons are invited to apply in writing, explaining why they feel they are suitable for the role, by 31st March 2019 to:

Councillor R Carter
Mayor of Blandford Forum
Blandford Forum Town Council
Town Clerk’s Office
Church Lane
Blandford Forum
DT11 7AD
Tel: 01258 454500 • Fax: 01258 454432
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