Notice of election is issued to find councillor for Amble Central ward

A notice of election has been issued to fill the position of the vacant town council seat for Amble’s Central ward.

It follows Velda Nicholson resigning from her role towards the end of last year.

If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday, February 20, between 7am and 10pm.

Nomination papers must be delivered to the Elections Office of Northumberland County Council during normal working hours no later than noon on Friday, January 24.

They must be sent to Returning Officer, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF.

Nomination papers may be obtained from the Elections Office where, at the request of any elector for the parish, a nomination paper will be prepared for signature.

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