Kidderminster Town Council is looking for individuals to stand in its first election in May 2016.
Wyre Forest District Council is holding a ‘Be a Councillor’ event on Tuesday 9 February at Kidderminster College from 12:30pm – 1:30pm.
The session is open to anyone who is not already a councillor and wishes to find out what it means to be a councillor and how they can make a difference in the local community.
Wyre Forest’s Returning Officer, Ian Miller said:
“Being a councillor is a very rewarding experience and I would like to encourage anyone with an interest to come along to this event. We’re holding the event at the College because younger people in particular are poorly represented among councillors locally and nationally. Attendees will be given an overview of what the role involves and the commitment required. There will also be a chance have questions answered.
“The creation of Kidderminster Town Council was a historic moment for Kidderminster. It’s an exciting time for the area and this is your chance to be a part of it.”
A further session is being held at Kidderminster Town Hall on Thursday 11 February between 12:30pm – 1:30pm. You’ll find us on the ground floor in the Corn Exchange room.
Kidderminster Town Council was officially formed in December 2015 following a Local Advisory Poll in May 2015.
There will be other elections in May, including 11 seats on Wyre Forest District Council, Rock Parish Council and the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner election.
You can also follow our social media campaign on Twitter @wyreforestdc or Facebook (Wyre Forest District Council) using #beacouncillor.
For more information about becoming a councillor visit the council’s website at www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/beacouncillor.