19th of March, 2024

                                                                 RIBCHESTER PARISH COUNCIL


                                                           LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972(Sec.87(2)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor in the Parish of Ribchester following the resignation of Councillor David Royle

Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of councillor of a parish, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days (computed as stated below) after public notice of the vacancy has been given in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the borough within which the parish is situate by TEN electors for the electoral area in which the vacancy has occurred.


The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2RA


Dated this day 19th March 2024


Deborah S Groves

MA LLB Chartered MCIPD 

Clerk to the Council



In computing any period of time for the purpose of this notice a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning, shall be disregarded.