Burnley Borough Council calls by-election following councillor’s resignation

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A by-election has been called following the resignation of a Burnley councillor.

Coun. Andy Fewings, who represented Trinity ward on Burnley Borough Council, and Burnley Central West on Lancashire County Council, has resigned.

The by-election will be held on Thursday, October 26thbetween 7am and 10pm for residents in Trinity, Whittlefield with Ightenhill and parts of Gannow.

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Trinity residents will receive two ballot papers – one to elect a representative on Burnley Council, and one to elect a county councillor. Those in Whittlefield with Ightenhill and parts of Gannow will receive one ballot paper to elect a LCC representative only.

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Residents in other parts of the borough are not affected.

Voters must produce the required photo ID to vote, such as a passport or driver’s licence. People can also apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (VAC).

People can also vote by post – the deadline for a postal vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday, October 11th.