Date set for Snettisham by-election

Snettisham village sign. Picture: Matthew Usher

Snettisham village sign. Picture: Matthew Usher - Credit: Matthew Usher

A date has been set for a by-election to fill one seat in West Norfolk council.

On Thursday, August 2, a by-election will be held to fill a vacancy in the Snettisham ward.

Nomination papers should be sent to the returning officer by 4pm on Friday, July 6.

Anyone who is not already registered to vote must register by Tuesday, July 17 to be able to vote in this election.

Voting will take place at Snettisham Parish Church Room, in Hill Road, Ingoldisthorpe, Fring and Sedgeford Parish Memorial Hall, in Old Church Road, Snettisham, and Ingoldisthorpe and Sherborne Parish Sedgeford Village Hall, in Jarvie Close, Sedgeford.

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The polling station will open from 7am to 10pm. Anyone unable to vote in person on that day should check if they are eligible for a postal or proxy vote by contacting Electoral Services on 01553 616773.

The deadline for new applications to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday, July 25.

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