Councillor Vacancies for Upper Rissington Parish

There are 11 positions on the Upper Rissington Parish Council seven of which are filled by a very happy and collaborative team.  Following some recent interest by attendees at the Parish Council Meeting we have been asked to publicise the following:

Notice is hereby given that there are currently four vacancies available for Co-Option in the Office of Councillor for Upper Rissington Parish Council.

If you are interested in serving as a Parish Councillor, please contact the Parish Clerk via email: or phone: 01451 810839 for a casual vacancy form which will need to be submitted by 12.00 noon on 10 November 2023.  Supporting statements are encouraged on one side of A4, detailing why you would be interested in becoming a Parish Councillor.

Candidates are reminded that, to be eligible for co-option onto the Parish Council they must satisfy the standard election qualification criteria and the candidate must live or work within a three-mile radius of the village. Please contact Cotswold District Council’s Elections Team if you need any further guidance on this aspect (telephone 01285 623000 or e-mail

It is hoped that co-option will be dealt with at the November Parish Council meeting, which will be held on 13 November 2023 in the Village Hall at 7.00 p.m.

You can also contact the Chair via for an informal chat about the role.