It has been confirmed that local by-elections will be held in Erewash following the resignation of two borough councillors.

Voting will take place on 6 May to elect new representatives onto Erewash Borough Council for the Hallam Fields and Nottingham Road wards.

Nomination papers for the local by-elections must be delivered to the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Ilkeston between 9am and 4pm on any working day from the date of publication of this notice (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Thursday 8 April 2021.

Nomination papers may be obtained from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0115 907 1190. If any election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.

On May 6 voters will also go to the polls to vote in the elections for Derbyshire County Council and the police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire as well as the Little Eaton Neighbourhood Plan.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral registration Officer by 12 midnight on Monday 19 April 2021 – applications can be made at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at The Town Hall, Ilkeston by 5pm on Tuesday 20 April.

Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at The Town Hall, Ilkeston by 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy must reach the Electoral registration Office at The Town Hall, Ilkeston by 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021.

Anyone who needs to apply should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0115 907 1190. If you are already a postal voter then you do not need to reapply.