Elections for all of the 6 seats of the Northumberland County Council Divisions in Ashington and 18 seats of Ashington Town Council Wards will be held on Thursday 4 May 2017.

The Northumberland County Council Division vacancies within Ashington, each with 1 Councillor to be elected, are as follows:

·         Central

·         Bothal

·         College

·         Haydon

·         Hirst

·         Seaton

The Ashington Town Council Wards, each with 3 Councillors to be elected, are as follows:

·         Central

·         Bothal

·         College

·         Haydon

·         Hirst

·         Seaton

Nomination papers for all candidates must be hand delivered, at the following offices on any working day from the day after the date of publication of this notice (excluding bank holidays) but not later than 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017 (County Hall only).

 Alnwick Registry Office, 27 Fenkle Street, Alnwick, NE66 1HW

Tuesday 21 March 2017 – Monday 3 April 2017 (9am – 4pm)

Wentworth Leisure Centre, Wentworth Park, Wentworth Place, Hexham, NE46 3PD

Tuesday 21 March 2017 – Monday 3 April 2017 (9am – 4pm)

County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF

Tuesday 21 March 2017 – Tuesday 4 April 2017 (9am – 4pm)

Full information and guidance for any persons wishing to properly stand for election can be accessed at the following Northumberland County Council website link:

www.northumberland.gov.uk/Councillors/Vote.aspx#parishandtowncouncilelectionsthursday4may2017