Do you want to be a Parish Councillor?

Town and Parish Council elections take place on Thursday 6 May 2021 for all the seats in the respective councils across Wiltshire and this includes Tilshead Parish Council.

At present there are 7 Councillors and if they want to continue representing Tilshead  they will be submitting nomination forms to Wiltshire Council to meet the deadline of 4pm,  8th April.  At this moment in time we know that 1 Councillor will be retiring.

On the 9th April 2021 Wiltshire Council will issue the  “Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated” if the number of people nominated equals or is less than 7 then all are DEEMED ELECTED without a contest.  If the number of nominations EXCEEDS 7 then there will be a Publication of the Notice of Poll and an Election for the candidates will take place on May 6th 2021.

If you want to find out more, and are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor please see ;

Here you will find guidance for candidates and the nomination forms plus details if you want to vote by Post.

Anyone interested please look at past minutes and agendas to get a feel of what the Parish Council undertakes plus the pages on this website.  Any more information please contact the Clerk Gill 07979866387 or

Prospective candidates and agents invited to election webinar

Considering putting yourself forward in the upcoming elections on 6 May?  

If so, please join the elections team on 24 February to a briefing webinar to find out all you need to know if you’re thinking about being a candidate or agent in the upcoming Wiltshire Council unitary, and town and parish council elections.

The webinar starts at 5.00 pm,  hosted on Microsoft Teams via this link

The election timetable will be talked through in detail, and useful information and links will be shared. Attendees will also have the opportunity to have their questions answered.

More information about becoming a Councillor can be also be found at

Kind regards

Gillian Tatum

Clerk to Tilshead Parish Council

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