By-election after councillor’s resignation

A BY-ELECTION for the Hertford ward of Scarborough Council will be held on Thursday March 15.

The election comes following the resignation of Nick Harvey last month and two requests for this vacancy to be filled.

Nominations are now being invited to become a borough councillor for this ward and packs are available from Electoral Services, Town Hall, Scarborough, telephone (01723) 232309.

Completed nomination papers must be returned to the Returning Officer, Scarborough Borough Council, Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, YO11 2HG no later than noon on Friday February 17.

The deadline for anyone who is not already registered to vote is Wednesday February 29. Anyone wishing to apply for a new postal vote or change their existing postal vote must also do so by 5pm on Wednesday February 29.

Any new applications to vote by proxy must be received by March 7.