The date for a by-election to elect a new councillor for the Harbour ward of Lancaster City Council has been announced as Thursday 7th October.
Anyone who is interested in standing as a candidate should telephone the elections office on 01524 582905.
The closing date for nominations is noon on Friday 10th September.
The vacancy has arisen following the recent sad death of Coun John Barnes.
New applications to vote by post must be made by 5.00pm on 22nd September to vote in the election. For details of how to apply for a postal vote contact the elections office on 01524 582905.