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Election Notices for District and Parish/Town Councillors

District, Town & Parish Council elections will take place on Thursday 4 May 2023.

Candidates Timetable 2023

The Notice of election for District and Parish Councillors can be found below:

Notice of Election – parish councillors

Notice of Election – district councillors

Nomination papers must be delivered in person to the Deptuty Returning officer, Council Houses, Coleford on any working day between 09.30am and 4pm from 20 March 2023, but no later than 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2023.  Full details are oulined on the Notice of election.

If you are interested in standing as a councillor, the parish council would love to hear from you.  Contact the clerk by email – 


Further information about the elections can be found by following this link : Current and future elections – Forest of Dean District Council

Nomination forms: Nomination pack parish council election (

Nomination form guidance: Parish – Annotated nomination paper (

Guidance & information for those wishing to wishing to stand as a councillor: Parish council elections in England | Electoral Commission

Current and future elections – Forest of Dean District Council