A NEW parish councillor is being sought in Shafton.

Shafton Parish Council announced a vacancy this week and appealed to locals to get involved.

A spokesperson said: “This is a voluntary, unpaid role – if you would like to make a difference and be involved of shaping the future of your local community, why not step forward and apply to fill the role?

“We’d like to see someone who as local knowledge, is keen to make Shafton a great place to live and work and is keen to work with the team.

“Please request an application form by emailing shaftonparishcouncil@outlook.com.

“Closing date for applications is on June 14.”