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Current elections

Desford Parish Council (Desford Ward)

Combined parish and town council by-elections (12 October 2023)

A combined election was called to take place to fill vacancies on the following parish councils:

  • Earl Shilton Town Council (Westfield Ward, one vacancy)
  • Groby Parish Council (Field Head Ward, one vacancy)
  • Witherley Parish Council (all wards, 10 vacancies)

The notice of election was published on 7 September 2023: Notice of election - Witherley, Earl Shilton & Groby Parish Council. The deadline to receive nominations was 4pm on 15 September 2023. 

After the close of the nomination period, the following notices are published for the parish councils below. 

A polling day to fill the vacancy on Earl Shilton Town Council in the Westfield Ward will take place on 12 October 2023. Polling will take place between the hours of 07:00 and 22:00 at the Portacabin at Heath Lane Academy, Heath Lane, Earl Shilton, LE9 7PD.

Results will be published in election results 2023 as soon as practicable after polling day. 

As there were insufficient candidates for the elections for Groby Parish Council and Witherley Parish Council to be contested, those validly nominated have been elected uncontested. Where no nominations were received (in the case of Atterton, Ratcliffe and Witherley wards) a new election will be called to take place within 35 days from 12 October 2023. Further details will be published here in due course. 

Last updated: 15/09/2023 16:21