Dates set for by-elections

People living in parts of Daventry, Brixworth, Braunston, Crick and surrounding areas will go to the polls early next month to elect two Northamptonshire county councillors.

By-elections will be taking place for the Braunston and Crick Division and Brixworth Division of Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) on Thursday, July 3. The by-elections follow the resignations of two county councillors.

Residents living in the two electoral divisions will receive a polling card with details for their local polling station, which will be open on election day from 7am to 10pm.

The deadline for registering to vote is midnight on Tuesday, June 17. This can be done online at . The deadline for postal vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday, June 18 and the deadline to arrange a vote by proxy (someone appointed to vote on your behalf) is midnight on Wednesday, June 25 .

Braunston and Crick Division: Braunston, Crick, Ashby Fields and Middlemore areas of Daventry, Kilsby, Ashby St Ledgers, Barby and Onley, Clay Coton, Lilbourne, Stanford, Welton, Yelvertoft

Brixworth Division: Arthingworth, Brixworth, Clipston, Cold Ashby, Cottesbrooke, Creaton, Draughton, East Farndon, Elkington, Haselbech, Kelmarsh, Lamport, Maidwell, Marston Trussell, Naseby, Great Oxendon, Scaldwell, Sibbertoft, Sulby, Thornby, Welford and Winwick.