Want to make a difference in Eastoft?
Then become a local parish councillor.
Local elections, including town and parish council elections, will take place on Thursday 2 May 2019.
If you are over 18, then you are probably eligible to be a parish councillor for the parish where you live or work, tackling issues that matter to your local area – like the provision of leisure facilities, youth projects, community centres and community transport, festivals and celebrations.
Register to vote now if you’re not already registered.
Nomination packs for the Parish Council elections are now available. Please contact the Elections Team on 01724 296245.
The nomination period will open on 27 March 2019, following the publication of the notice of election, and will close at 4pm prompt on 3 April 2019. The nomination period is the time when nomination forms can be checked and handed in.
All information required for candidates and agents is available through the Electoral Commission’s website, which I would encourage all those involved to read.
They are an extremely useful source of guidance and advice.
The guides cover the following areas for example:
- Can you stand for election?
- Standing as an independent candidate
- Standing as a party candidate
- Spending and donations
- The campaign
- Your right to attend key electoral events
- After the declaration of results
Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 4.30pm
Full Council & Planning Meetings
The council meets bi monthly on the second Monday of the month. Additional planning meetings are called as required by North Lincolnshire Council within the 21 day notice period.
All meeting are held in Eastoft Village Hall, High Street, Eastoft, Scunthorpe, DN17 4PA at 19.30
Eastoft Village Hall, 1 High St, Eastoft, Scunthorpe DN17 4PA, UK
The two grit bins in Eastoft village can be used by residents if the snowy weather returns.
No one used them in the recent cold spell but the parish council have plenty of grit to restock.
Situated on the village green and pond site.
Clerk to Eastoft Parish Council
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of Susan May Kent, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish.
If by Monday, 5th February 2018 (14 days* after the date of this notice), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at North Lincolnshire Council, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN16 1AB, signed by TEN electors for the said Eastoft, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.
The election will take place not later than Thursday, 12th April 2018.
Deputy Returning Officer