Notice of Vacancy

Following the resignation of Cllr Clive Pointon in there is currently a vacancy on Bedale Town Council. 

A vacancy has arisen on Bedale Town Council.

The Council is to fill the vacancy by co-option, which is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and then selects someone to fill the seat.


If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, please write to the Town Council and include a few details about your background and explaining briefly why you would like to join the Council.


To be eligible for co-option you must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or European citizen and on the day of nomination be 18 years of age or over. In addition you must meet at least one of the following criteria:


  • Be on the electoral register for the parish of Bedale
  • For the previous 12 months, have owned or tenanted land or premises in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, had a principal or only place of work in the parish
  • For the previous 12 months, resided in the parish or within 3 miles of it


If you need any information about the role, please contact:

Clerk to the Council

01677 427949


If you feel you may be interested in joining Bedale Town Council as a Councillor please contact the Clerk,or drop into the office to talk through what this might entail.

Bedale Town Council Contact

Town Clerk


Bedale Town Council
Bedale Hall

Tel: 01677 427949


Office Opening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am to 12:30pm

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