Ashington Town Council give notice of a vacancy that has arisen in the Central Ward following the resignation of Councillor Elsdon William Turnbull.

In order for a by-election to be held, 10 electors from the Parish (Central Ward), must make such a request in writing by Tuesday 28 November 2017 (14 days of the date of this notice not including Saturdays and Sundays), to the Returning Officer at Northumberland County Council at the address given below.

If notice in writing is not forthcoming from 10 electors, then the existing Town Councillors may then fill the vacancy by co-option.

The address of the Returning Officer, to whom all requests for an election and all other enquiries relating to this notice and any other election issue should be directed, is:-

Elections Office, Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Date: 8 November 2017