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




Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Emily Bray has ceased to be a Member of the Town Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than 26 June 2023) a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to the Returning Officer, Electoral Services, Dorset Council, County Hall, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ or by email to by TEN electors who are registered in the Town Ward where the vacancy has arisen, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 29 August 2023.

Dated 6 June 2023

Linda Scott-Giles

Clerk to Blandford Forum Town Council

* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday or day appointed for thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

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The Notice can also be viewed below:

Old Town Ward – Notice of Vacancy

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