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Forthcoming district by-election in Pontrilas

Herefordshire Council will be holding a district by-election in Pontrilas ward on Thursday 21November 2013.

Three candidates have been nominated to stand for Pontrilas ward following the resignation of Councillor Russell B Hamilton.

Voting for the election will be from 7am to 10pm in six locations across the Pontrilas ward: Little Birch Village Hall, Garway Village Hall, Llanwarne Village Hall, Much Birch Community Hall, Orcop Parish Hall and St Weonards Village Hall.

It is important to note that The Harewood End Inn polling station is no longer available.  Electors who were assigned this polling station will now need to use Llanwarne Village Hall instead.  Those affected by this change, will receive a new poll card.

The deadline to apply to be included on the register of electors, which will entitle you to vote in the election, is Wednesday 6November 2013.

The last date to request a new postal vote or change / cancel an existing postal vote application is 5pm on Wednesday 6November 2013 while the deadline for new proxy vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday 13November 2013.

Registered voters will have already received a poll card for the election.  If you haven’t received a poll card, please contact the council’s electoral services office.

To find out more about registering to vote or forthcoming elections, please contact the electoral services office on 0844 939 6107 or

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