Anyone wishing to stand as a candidate in the upcoming City of Durham Parish Council election can now request a nomination pack. The election, which follows a Community Governance Review, will be held on Thursday, 3 May.
The new authority will be split into three wards with a total of 15 seats – Elvet and Gilesgate (six councillors), Neville’s Cross (eight councillors) and Durham South (one councillor).
The notice of election will be published on Monday, 26 March, with nominations being accepted from Tuesday, 27 March. The deadline for close of nominations is 4pm on Friday, 6 April.
Anyone considering standing as a candidate should request a nomination pack from Durham County Council’s electoral services team.
Call 03000 261 212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information for prospective candidates and agents can be found at www.electoralcommission.org.uk