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Stand for Election to be a Parish Councillor


What does Normanton-on-Soar Parish Council do?
We are ambassadors for Normanton-on-Soar! We have an overall responsibility for the community and its wellbeing. We strive to improve quality of life in the village by delivering services to meet local needs.
Why should I become a local Councillor?
You can be a voice for the community and help to make a real change where it matters through decision making, monitoring, and getting involved locally.
Sounds great! How do I become a Councillor?
To stand for election you must be a British subject, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union and over 18 years of age. Additionally you have to be one of the following:

  • a local government elector for the council area for which you want to stand
  • have during the whole of the 12 months occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period
  • have during that same period had your principal or only place of work in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period.

Nomination packs are available from Sue Lewis, Parish Clerk. For more information please email or call 07776 458154.

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Soar Valley Twinning Association

Tall Ships Armada Event - Rouen – Normandy – June 2023

Are you interested in other cultures? Are you interested in old sailing ships?

The Soar Valley Twinning Association have been invited to attend this impressive and prestigious event, from the 15th - 19th June this year, featuring sailing ships from around the world from Galleons and even possibly a Viking Long Boat up to more modern 19th and 20th century ships. Membership of the Association is £ 12 per year. We are compiling a list of people who wish to visit Normandy and attend.

“Twinning” works on reciprocal hosting arrangements. For more information on this and other events and or hosting contact Sheila or Peter on emails: and

or by phone as follows: Sheila:- 01509 568 793 or  07880 606 876   Peter:- 01509 842280 or 07770 128 433

Diamond Jubillee Celebrations
Village Hall Event
Church Fete