Councillor Vacancies

Councillor Vacancies

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 we need 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.

Keighley Town Council currently has vacancies in the following wards;

1 x Fell Lane and Westburn

Should more than one candidate opt to stand for election then there will be an election held no later than 13th August 2021.

You can download the nomination papers below or you can call the Town Council on 01535 872126 to arrange the collection of nomination papers.

The close of nominations for candidates wishing to submit nomination papers will be 11th June 2021. 

Persons intending to stand as candidates are required to complete and submit a nomination paper.

Completed nomination papers must be delivered by hand, to the Returning Officer directly at the place stated and within the time stated. They should not be delivered to any other part of the building – this is a requirement of law.

Candidates are responsible for delivery of their own nomination papers. Candidates must deliver them by hand, directly to the Returning Officer at City Hall.  Candidates must make an appointment to arrange delivery of the papers by contacting Electoral Services on 01274 432287.  The place of delivery is Electoral Services, 3rd Floor, City Hall, Bradford BD1 1HY.

The law does not permit the receipt of a nomination paper sent by email, scan or facsimile transmission. Nomination papers submitted must be the original paper and not a copy.

Notice of Vacancy

Petition Form for this Vacancy can be downloaded here