Councillor Vacancies

There is one Parish Councillor vacancy on the Council caused by resignation.

If you are interested please apply in writing to the Parish Clerk with a brief bio and reasons for wishing to stand.  If more than two applicants come forward there would be a vote amongst the existing Council members to fill the position.  Further information on the role of a Councillor is available below.

NB: To be eligible to apply you must be over 18 and a British Citizen, eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union. Additionally you must be one of the following:

  • A registered local government elector for Cottenham
  • Presided in the parish for the last 12 months
  • Worked in the parish for the last 12 months
  • Resided within 3 miles of Cottenham for the past 12 months

NB: You cannot become a Councillor if:

  • have been declared bankrupt within the last five years if you have not repaid your debts.
  • have been convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to not less than three months imprisonment (whether suspended or not) without the option of a fine within the last five years.
  • you have been disqualified under any legislation relating to corrupt or illegal practices.


Jo Brook, Parish Office, Village Hall, Recreation Ground, Lambs Lane, Cottenham, Cambridge CB24 8TA
Tel: 07503 328401


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Councillor job description


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