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Casual Vacancy


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Wrockwardine (Admaston & Bratton Ward) due to the death of Cllr. Rory MacDonald.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

The rule allows TEN ELECTORS for the parish in which the casual vacancy has arisen to request the Returning Officer to hold an election to fill the vacancy.*  That request must be made within FOURTEEN DAYS, calculated in accordance with the rules,** of the date of this notice.  The fourteen-day period ends on 2nd December 2015.

What if a request to hold an election is not received during the permitted time?  Rule 5(5) of the above Rules will apply.  The Parish Council must, as soon as practicable after the expiry of the fourteen-day period, co-opt a person to fill the vacancy.


The Returning Officer’s address is Electoral Services Office, Telford & Wrekin Council, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT and his telephone number for further guidance is (01952) 383201 .



This notice is dated             12th day of November 2015



Martin Goldstraw

Clerk to the Council





* There is no form of words for this request, which might simply be a letter headed with such words as “We the undersigned being electors for the Wrockwardine Parish (Admaston & Bratton Ward), call for an election to fill the vacancy due to the failure of Mr Adrian Williams to make the required declaration of acceptance of office”.  It is helpful if the ten signatures are accompanied by printed names and addresses.


** In calculating the notice period, day one is the day following the date of this notice; a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning shall be disregarded, and the period closes at midnight on the fourteenth day after the date of this notice.

September meeting of the parish council


the next Meeting of Wrockwardine Parish Council is to be held at Wrockwardine Parish Hall on Wednesday 9th September 2015 at 7.30 p.m. The business to be transacted at this Council meeting will be as set out below on the Agenda.




1)         Chairman’s Opening Remarks

2)         Apologies for absence

3)         Declaration of Interests and Dispensations

4)         PUBLIC SESSION [Maximum 15 minutes]

5)         Police Report

            Antisocial behaviour Admaston Green

 6)         To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 8th July 2015 

7)          Vacancy in the Office of Parish Councillor

            Admaston & Bratton Ward (1 Vacancy by co-option)

8)         Planning Matters

  1. a) To consider applications and receive permissions and refusals.
  2. b) To note applications dealt with during the August recess under delegated

9)         Accounts for Payment

  1. a) List of Payments and Cheques for signature TO BE TABLED
  2. b) Bank Reconciliation(s) TO BE TABLED
  3. c) New signatories – Mandate

10)       F&GP Committee

            To convene a meeting to deal with the Budget & Precept, contracts for litter picking, replacement playground equipment and the maintenance of Walcott  Playing Field.


11)       Traffic Matters

  1. a) Traffic Calming Admaston



12)       Correspondence


13)       Press Statement


14)       Chairman’s closing remarks.


15)       To note the date of the next meeting –

            Members are asked to note that the date of the next meeting is Wednesday 14th            October 2015 at Admaston House at 7:30 p.m.



The Chairman respectfully reminds Members that planning applications can be inspected prior to the meeting when the Clerk will be in attendance from

7:00 p.m.





  1. To consider the following application(s):


TWC/2015/0794         33 Burnell Road, Admaston.     Crown reduction by 1-2                                               meters, crown lift by 1 meter and removal of lower                                                        branch to one Common Oak Tree.


TWC/2015/0782         Orleton Hall, The Beaters Room, Holyhead Road.                                                        Conversion of former beaters room to holiday let                                                           (Listed Application).


TWC/2015/0781         Orleton Hall, The Beaters Room. Conversion of former                                                 beaters room to holiday let (Full Planning Application).


TWC/2015/0758         Wrockwardine Hall, Station Road, Wrockwardine.                                                       Demolition of a wall attached to the house and                                                   replacement of porch door with window.


  1. To consider applications received after the date of the agenda.



  1. To receive the following permissions:


TWC/2015/0636         6 Spa Crescent, Admaston. Erection of two storey rear                                                 extension including first floor balcony.


TWC/2015/0646         Site of former 31 Wrockwardine. Erection of a timber                                       pigeon loft (Retrospective).


TWC/2015/0648         4 Redwood Close, Shawbirch. Erection of a single                                                        storey rear extension and single storey front extension                                        and replacement roof to existing garage.


TWC/2015/0549         7 Meadow Drive, Walcot. Erection of a two storey side                                                extension and single storey front and rear extensions.


TWC/2015/0450         Roseleigh, Bratton Road, Bratton. Erection of single                                          storey side extension, a rear glazed link between the                                               conservatory and the stable block behind and a covered                                                pool house.


TWC/2015/0385         7 South View, Wrockwardine. Erection of a single                                                        storey rear extension.


2          To receive permissions notified subsequent to the date of the agenda.



  1. To receive the following refusals:


TWC/2015/0472         Site of, 11, Walcot, Telford. Erection of 1 detached                                                      dwelling with associated access and parking for existing                                                 dwelling.


TWC/2015/0589         Site of Former 31 Wrockwardine. Outline application                                       for the             erection of one  dwelling and detached garage                                       with all matters reserved.



  1. To receive any refusals notified subsequent to the date of the agenda.



Councillor Vacancy Admaston & Bratton Ward



PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that following the election of the 7th May 2015 a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Admaston & Bratton Ward* of the Parish of Wrockwardine.

This means that the Council now has a duty to fill the vacancy of Parish Councillor by co-option. If you live in the parish of Wrockwardine or within 3 miles of the parish or are otherwise eligible to be elected as a local councillor of this parish and to hold such office, you are invited to apply to the council for co-option.

All enquiries and applications to be forwarded to:
The Chairman
Wrockwardine Parish Council
c/o The Clerk to the Parish Council
Regent Villa
London Road
St. George’s

Signed M. Goldstraw
Clerk to the Parish Council

14th May 2015

*Please note that there are presently two vacancies in this Ward of the Parish. One vacancy can be filled by co-option because it is a result of insufficient candidates standing for the election held on 7th May. The other vacancy caused by the failure of an elected Councillor to take his seat must be dealt with under Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections Rules (see separate notice).