Notice of election- election of District Councillors

Election of District Councillors for the wards listed below

WardsNumber of district councillors to be elected
Bank HallOne
BriercliffeOne
BrunshawOne
Cliviger with WorsthorneOne
Coalclough with DeerplayOne
Daneshouse with StoneyholmeOne
GannowOne
GawthorpeOne
Hapton with ParkOne
LaneheadOne
QueensgateOne
Rosegrove with LowerhouseOne
Rosehill with Burnley WoodOne
TrinityOne
Whittlefield with IghtenhillOne
  1. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA.
  2. Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Elections Office, Town Hall,Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA on any day after the date of this notice, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Tuesday 5th April. Please contact Electoral Services on 01282 477261/477263 to make an appointment.
  3. If any election is contested a poll will take place on Thursday 5th May 2022 between 7am and 10pm.
  4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Thursday 14th April 2022. Applications can be made online: www.gov.uk/registertovote.
  5. Applications to vote by post, and amendments or cancellations of existing postal vote or proxy vote arrangements must reach the Electoral Registration Officer, at Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA by 5pm on Tuesday 19th April 2022.
  6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA by 5pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022.
  7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA by 5pm on Thursday 5th May 2022. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Tuesday 26th April 2022.

Dated: Monday 28 March 2022

Mick Cartledge, Returning Officer

Printed and published by the Returning Officer, Town Hall, Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 9SA

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