PARISHIONERS in Thorntonle- Dale are being encouraged to put themselves forward for a councillor vacancy after the resignation of former parish chairman, Peter Mills.

At a recent parish council meeting, it was decided that Councillor Geoffrey Acomb would take over as chairman and Councillor John Garbutt as vice-chairman until the annual meeting in May.

Anyone interested in becoming a councillor should contact the Parish Clerk, Mike Boden by letter to M W Boden, 18 Filey Road, Flixton, YO11 3UF or by emailing