Date fixed for town council by-election

Residents can cast their votes
Residents can cast their votes

A date has been set for a by-election to fill an empty seat on Daventry Town Council.

An election for a Parish Councillor for Abbey North Ward will be held on Thursday, October 31, with polling stations open from 7am to 10pm at Ashby Fields Primary School in Wimborne Place and the Community Centre in Ashby Road.

The seat is being contested by two candidates: –Wendy Randall and Beverley Rundle.

Abbey North covers the Headlands, Ashby Fields, Middlemore, Daneholme and Drayton Park areas of Daventry. Those areas affected have been sent a polling card if registered to vote.

Applications for voting by proxy must be made by 5pm on Wednesday, October 23. The proxy must be eligible to vote in the election and willing to vote on the individual’s behalf. The application form for proxy voting can be requested from DDC by calling 01327 302321.