Newcastle Higher Community Council currently has 6 vacancy for a Councillor's which will be filled
through the process of co-option.


2 for Aberkenfig and 3 for Pen Y Fai


Co-opted Councillors have the same rights and responsibilities as those Councillors who obtain office through election. The position of Community Councillor does not attract any remuneration. Councillors are expected to attend the monthly meetings of the Council and also to serve on a number of Committees which normally meet on a quarterly cycle. The role is varied and enables local people to use their skills and experience to enhance the work undertaken by the Council for the benefit of the community.


Newcastle Higher Community Council Guide for New Councillors 2021


Please see our documents below if you'd like to apply. Application close 30th January 2022 for consideration in February 2022's meeting

Co-Option Document can be Dowloaded here