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Your chance to help shape the future of Diss

PUBLISHED: 12:37 26 March 2019 | UPDATED: 15:31 26 March 2019

Deputy Mayoress, Cllr Sonia Browne and Deputy Council Leader, Cllr Simon Olander with Diss Mayor Trevor Wenman, centre, ahead of town council elections in May. Picture: Diss Town Council

Deputy Mayoress, Cllr Sonia Browne and Deputy Council Leader, Cllr Simon Olander with Diss Mayor Trevor Wenman, centre, ahead of town council elections in May. Picture: Diss Town Council

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Many of us have strong opinions on the future of our town but now’s the chance for people to put their actions where their mouths are.

Nominations are open for the upcoming town elections where it is your opportunity to put yourself forward to improve Diss. The elections take place on May 2. Diss will be represented by 14 town councillors from May.

Councillors get involved in a variety of activities as well as making strategic decisions on behalf of its electorate.

It is a voluntary role but there are many benefits to being a councillor, not least the opportunity to have your say and make Diss a better place.

The deadline for completed nomination papers is Wednesday, April 3.

Town mayor Trevor Wenman said: “We would encourage anyone who is interested in standing for election to the town council to take the opportunity. It is a great thing for people who would like to make a difference in their local community.”

The nomination period is also open for anyone interested in becoming a councillor on South Norfolk Council. District elections also take place on May 2.

Full information on how to stand can be found at District & Parish Elections 2 May 2019

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