DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT QUALITIES TO BECOME A LOCAL MAGISTRATE?

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Residents of the borough are being urged to apply to become a magistrate following a shortage of volunteers. There are now vacancies at courts throughout the region including Wigan & Leigh Magistrates Court.

Magistrates contribute to the judiciary system in the most exceptional ways – giving their considerable skills, experience and time in a voluntary manner. Recruitment has now opened and the campaign will continue over the summer.

Application forms and further information on how to become a magistrate are available at www.gov.uk/become-magistrate

or you can contact the HR team if you have any queries at

[email protected]