This is about Birstall in Leicestershire (not Yorkshire!!)
It has a population in excess of 10,000 but keeps calling itself a village. For example
Birstall Parish Council -
It has easy access to:
Even a Parish Council that acts like a local club. I’ve had two goes at trying to fill vacancies on the council without being able to break into the club house. Indeed it gets more more bizarre the more you look into what goes on.
So here we are in 2018, the Parish Council still has two vacancies in their ‘club’,
but it seems no-
I have it on good authority that anyone who takes in interest in the workings of
the ‘club’ is considered ‘political’ but the club already has members of the local
Conservative association as members but they don’t count apparently. So, if you think
you might like to join the club, you can find an application form on their web-
It’s very strange up here as where I came from, there was always an election for
vacancies with the Conservatives fighting tooth and nail with the Lib-
Hang on, the ‘club’ keeps saying it’s not political, so what’s the problem?? If you are interested in making waves in 2019, then by all means get in touch, dear reader.
STOP PRESS (who thought that phrase up??)
Yet another Parish Councillor has resigned, so now just 3 vacancies are just waiting
to get filled! I have it on good authority that a by-
So now you know. I’m hoping to include more information about Birstall, including photos, business details and my views (as expected) as I find time over the coming weeks!
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