Vacancy for a Councillor

The Parish Council of Bepton has a vacancy for a Councillor caused by the uncontested election result. The council has 35 days to co-opt a person, otherwise they must hold another election and meet the costs of that election.

If you are interested in being co-opted onto the Council please contact the Parish Clerk, Mrs Lorraine Grocott, email: or speak to the Chairman of the Council Mrs Rosalind Hart, tel: 01730 815473.

Elections for Bepton Parish Council


Elections for Bepton Parish Council will take place on 2nd May 2019. Bepton will elect seven Councillors to represent the Parish.

Parish Councils play an important part in local government. They are the first tier of local authority and work along with other tiers of local authority. In our area, Chichester District Council and West Sussex County Council are the next two tiers.

We welcome people who are interested in standing for Bepton PC. It is your opportunity to take part in your local community. There are no qualifications necessary, except the normal electoral ones. And it is important that the Council reflects the diversity of the community. There’s a link here to a list of the responsibilities of Parish Councils.


If you are interested in standing for the Council, come along to the next Bepton PC meeting on 21st March at 7pm in the Park House. Or, if you can’t make that, have a word  with one of the current Councillors. Their contact details are on this website.

Nomination forms for the Council elections can be obtained from;

Howard Ewing, Three Bepton Grange, Bepton, GU29 0HZ (tel: 07958 316552).

The formal notice of election: Parish Council Election May 2019.