Ferndown Town Council has two Casual Vacancies for Town Councillors, to be filled by a co-option process.

Town Councillors work together to set the policy direction of Ferndown Town Council by attending regular evening meetings where decisions are made on a range of matters including what services are delivered, where money is spent and what policies are implemented.

Ferndown Town Council has seventeen Councillors representing Central Ward, Central North Ward, Links, Links South Ward, Hampreston and Longham Ward, Ameysford Ward and Stapehill Ward. The current co-option vacancies are in Central North Ward and Links South Ward, if co-opted you will represent the residents of Central North Ward or Links South Ward and Ferndown as a whole.

You can stand for co-option as a candidate for a political party (you will need permission from your local party branch) or as an independent.

If you are interested in giving up some of your spare time to work with others, deliver community projects and shape the future of Ferndown please contact the Town Clerk townclerk@ferndown.gov.uk for further information including eligibility criteria & role description.

Application form is available via the below link:

Application Form

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 16 June 2023.

Tracy Predeth, Locum Town Clerk, Ferndown Town Council.

Tracy Predeth

Clerk to Ferndown Town Council


* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday or Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday or day appointed for thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.