THE community council in Stevenston is appealing for residents to come forward if they’re interested in becoming a member of the organisation - with less than a week left until the deadline.

Nine vacancies are available on Stevenston Community Council.

Candidates for this voluntary position must be aged over 16 and live within the boundary of Stevenston Community Council. Current members of the community council are eligible to stand.

Nomination papers can be obtained by emailing the committee and member services team at, or by calling 01294 324131.

The team can also provide information and advice about community council membership generally for anyone living outwith the Stevenston area.

Completed nomination papers must contain the name and address of the person nominated, and the names and addresses of two proposers - each of whom must be on the voters’ roll for North Ayrshire Council elections.

The deadline for nominations is 12pm on Tuesday, September 27.

An election meeting will be held at 7pm on Tuesday, October 4, at Ardeer Community Centre.

If the number of nominations received exceeds the number of vacancies to be filled, local electors will have the opportunity to vote at the election meeting.