The Gorge Parish Council consists of eight councillors, three councillors for Lightmoor, three covering Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale and two covering Coalport and Jackfield. There will be an election on the 2nd May and nominations for standing in those elections close on the 26th March. The Parish Council published some information earlier here:
http://thegorgeparishcouncil.gov.uk/2019-local-elections/

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This is your chance to represent your community.

Heather Oldershaw (the Chair of The Gorge Parish Council) has kindly offered to explain what you might expect in the role and how to apply if you call her on 01952 432476

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To apply, you’ll need a nomination pack which is available from the Elections Office at Telford & Wrekin. A limited number of packs are available from Parish Clerk (Parish Office, Maws Craft Centre, Jackfield). There is also a link at the bottom of this post to download the form online. All completed nominations must be hand delivered to the Elections Office no later than 4pm on 3rd April 2019, where it will be checked with you to make sure there are no errors which might lead to your form being rejected.

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Address to hand-deliver your forms
Forms must be delivered, in person only to the address below please:
Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford TF3 4NT – please go to Room G1 on the ground floor of the offices
The Nominations Office will be open from 9:00am until 4:00pm each working day; being 26th, 27th, 28th 29th of March and 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April 2019.
Forms cannot be accepted by post, or by email, and will not be accepted in person outside of the above period. Please also do not leave forms at other Council reception points, as they may not reach us during the specified timeframe.

There is visitor parking available at Addenbrooke House; the maximum time for parking is 3 hours. Alternative parking is available in the Telford Town Centre, which is a short walk away. Parking charges do apply if you choose to use the Town Centre car parks.

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The Nomination Forms can be downloaded from here if you click the bit next to Part 2A Resources https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/…/parish-and-communi…