There will be presentations from Officers and current Councillors addressing how the Council works, the process of standing for election and the support that is available to Councillors.
Be a Councillor’ Event – Wednesday 6th September 2023
Have you ever thought about standing for election as a Councillor?
If you have a keen interest in your local community, have innovative ideas, a commitment to local people and are passionate about making a difference in the Stroud District area, then please join us to learn more about what being a Councillor entails. The ‘Be a Councillor’ event is being held in the evening on Wednesday 6 th September at Ebley Mill, Stroud District Council. The event will be an excellent chance for any prospective District, Parish or Town Councillors to find out what it really means to be a Councillor.
There will be presentations from Officers and current Councillors addressing how the Council works, the process of standing for election and the support that is available to Councillors. They will also outline a Councillor’s duties, the variety of opportunities that are available to them and give advice on how to how to successfully juggle this role with their daily life.
There will also be an opportunity to speak to current Councillors and ask any questions you may have about the role.
Wednesday 6 th September 2023 – Council Chamber, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, GL5 4UB. Tea and Coffee will be provided.
- The event for prospective Parish/Town Councillors will start at 6.00pm
- The event for prospective District Councillors will start at 7.00pm
If you think being a Stroud District councillor is for you please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
If you would like more information on becoming a councillor please follow the link: https://www.stroud.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections/becoming-a-councillor