As previous published a vacancy exists on Whaley Bridge Town Council for Furness Vale Ward. The following is a status update:
The Council has received the necessary requests from electors of the Ward for an election to be held in respect of the currently vacant seat on the Town Council. If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 19 July 2018.
Candidates Guide and Nomination Papers
Guidance notes for candidates, together with nomination papers, are available and will be available from the Elections Office, Buxton Town Hall, Market Place, Buxton SK17 6EL.
Notice of Election, Submission of Nomination Papers and Date of Poll and Count
The ‘Notice of Election’ will be published on 14 June 2018 and copies of the Notice will be displayed on this website. Nominations must be delivered by hand on any day after the date of the Notice of Election (excluding weekends and bank holidays) between the hours of 10.00 am and 4.00 pm but no later than 4.00 pm on Friday 22 June 2018.
Although nominations can be received up to the deadline, it is in everyones interests if papers are submitted as soon as possible so that candiates will have the opportunity to resolve any problems that may arise.
In the event of the election being contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 19 July 2018 between the hours of 7am and 10pm. The count will take place immediately after the close of poll with detailed arrangements being notified to candidates in due course.