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Council Chamber, Broad Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5BX

Clerk, Telephone: 01497 820296

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The Hay Town Council currently meet on the first Monday of each month. Minutes are taken and available here to view in PDF format.
Next council meeting:
11th April 2016

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List of Hay Town Council (click name to read small Bio)
01497 820491
Deputy Mayor
07974 353121
County Councillor
07974 353121
01497 821264
01497 820536
01497 820803
01432 273627
01497 821245
07866 818600
Notice of Councillor Vacancy

Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for Hay Town Council following the resignation of Councillor R Shackelford. Rule 5 of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of councillor of a community, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within fourteen days 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 county within which the community is situate signed by TEN electors for the electoral area.

The Proper Officer is the Deputy Returning Officer, Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG.

N Lewis - Clerk to the Council - 11th April 2016

Co-option of Councillor

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that HAY TOWN COUNCIL intends to Co-opt members to fill the two vacancies that exist in the office of Councillor for the Town. Expressions of interest are being sought from members of the public who meet the following qualifications and are interested in representing their community on the aforementioned Town Council. You must be a British, Commonwealth, Irish or a European Union citizen and be 18 years of age or over; and meet at least one of the following criteria: (1)registered as a local government elector for the area named above; or (2)during the whole of the last 12 months occupied as owner or tenant land or other premises in the community named above; or (3)your principal or only place of work during the last 12 months has been in the community named above; or (4)you have during the whole of the last 12 months resided in the Community or with 4.8 kilometres of it. If you want more information regarding the role of a Town Councillor please contact the Clerk to the Council on 01497820296 or e-mail If you wish to be considered for co-option for one of the vacant seats please submit a brief written application to the Clerk of the Council, outlining any information about yourself which you consider may be relevant, by no later than Wednesday 24th February 2016.

N Lewis - Clerk to the Council - 28th January 2016

Office Space Available to Rent

In the Centrally Located Hay Town Council Offices.

For further information please contact: Nigel Lewis
Town Clerk 01497 820296 or email

Town Crier

Hay's Town Crier, George Tofarides, is available to publicise public events in the Hay area. If you would like the Town Crier to announce your event around Hay, he can be contacted on 07957594694.

Parking Permits

It is understood that due to website issues Powys County Council are experiencing delays in renewing parking permits. It is therefore advisable to apply well before your permit expires.


Nigel Lewis
01497 820296


The Council Chamber in Hay Council Offices is now available for meetings, workshops, groups and lessons! Discounts available for Hay based registered charities.

For further information or to make a booking, please contact Nigel Lewis, Hay Town Clerk, 01497 820296

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