NAILSWORTH Town Council has a vacancy for a town councillor. Elections are due to take place in May 2021 and the town council is looking forward to co-opting a member of the public onto the council until then.

A spokeswoman for the town council said: "Often called the first tier of government, the past few months have shown that good town and parish councils can be a vital support to their community.

"Nailsworth Town Council have shown that small, innovative acts can make a big difference to people and look forward to welcoming someone with the enthusiasm and skills to help Nailsworth continue to be a wonderful place to live."

Deputy mayor cllr Mike Kelly said: “We’ve all suffered the consequences of the pandemic in some ways, and our new councillor will help to play a vital part in shaping the future of the town and our community, and ensuring that it remains a vibrant, exciting and welcoming place.”

Nailsworth residents interested in becoming a town councillor can speak to the town clerk on 01453 833 592 or email The closing date for applications is 9am, August 17, with a decision being made shortly afterwards.