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The Parish of Carrington is home to a mixed residential and employment areas with some heavy industry, such as the Trafford Energy Park, petrochemical and paper recycling plants.  A large area of the Parish is green space for agricultural use.  The residential areas accommodate less than 200 homes and just over 360 electorate at present.  Over the next decade this residential development is set to increase with an expected 725 new homes and 46,450 additional employment spaces; accompanied by the Carrington Relief Road, with an expected opening date in 2027 to alleviate the HGV traffic along the A6144.

With all this development the Parish Council tries to keep abreast of all the changes to able to present clear information within our planning pages.

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SECTION 87 (2)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there are One casual vacancy which have deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillors for the Carrington Parish Council.


Rule 8(1) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (Amendment) Rules, 1986, 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. 

The Proper Officer is the Returning Officer, Trafford Council, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0TH 

If an Election is not requested, the Parish Council shall fill the vacancy by co-option.

Dated:16th November 2023 

Clerk to the Council

In computing any period of time for the purposes 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.

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