Find out who's standing in upcoming local elections

On Thursday 3 May 2018 elections will be taking place for 18 City wards and one Parish Council ward within the Peterborough City Council area.

A full list of candidates and wards is now available on the city council's website.

Residents have until Tuesday 17 April to make sure they are registered. Anyone not on the register by then will not be able to vote. Residents should now have received their poll cards - if this has not arrived they should call the Elections Helpline telephone number on 01733 452249 to check if they are registered.

UK citizens aged 18 or over on 3 May 2018 can vote in local government elections, as can qualifying Commonwealth and EU citizens. The quickest and easiest way to register to vote is online at the Gov.uk website

People can also visit the Town Hall in Bridge Street, Peterborough to register. They must bring documents to verify their name and address (a utility bill or council tax bill), and either a passport or driving licence to provide photographic ID.

The deadline to register to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 18 April. To arrange for an application form to be sent, or if you have any other questions, please contact the Elections helpline telephone number on 01733 452249 or email: electoral.services@peterborough.gov.uk.

The count for the local elections will be held at Kingsgate Conference Centre on Thursday 3 May with the results declared in the early hours of Friday 4 May.

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