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VACANCY FOR COUNCILLORS
There are vacancies for three Councillors for the Parish of Spurstow
An election to fill the vacancies will be held if ten electors for the said Electoral area give notice to the Returning Officer requesting such an election to fill the three vacancies within 14 days (excluding Saturdays Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday) of the date of this notice.
The address of the Returning Officer is:
The Returning Officer
Cheshire East Council
If no such notice is given the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.
Date 7th June 2022
Clerk to Spurstow Parish Council
For Spurstow Parish Council
For further advice on procedure please call the Elections Office at Cheshire East Council 01270 685922
Please see below for a scan of the formal notice, which will also be on the Council Noticeboard https://www.spurstow.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Spurstow-Parish-Council-Notice-of-Casual-Vacancy-June-2022-for-website.docx
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A little bit of history…
Spurstow is a Civil Parish within the unitary authority of Cheshire East Council. The Parish includes the settlement of Spurstow Sketh and part of Radmore Green. Nearby villages include Bunbury, Haughton and Peckforton.
Mentioned in the Doomsday book as “Spurstone“, the village was mainly land owned by John Aldersley and later George Spurstow, until the end of the line in 1685, when the estates were sold to Sir John Crewe. Most of the land is now owned by the Peckforton Estate. Situated 4 miles to the south of Tarporley, the Parish consists of 152 houses and 335 residents.
Spurstow is split into 2 parts with the main settlement to the west of neighbouring Bunbury and with the exeption of isolated houses,the southerly part is 2 1/2 miles away and wraps itself around the village of Haughton, the gap being filled with open countryside.
There are 17 listed buildings in the Parish and the gothic revival Old School House (now a private residence) dates back to 1872.
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