19 September 2023
A by-election for the office of Councillor for the Haydon Ward will be held on Thursday 12th October 2023, to elect one Councillor.
The names of those Candidates remaining validly nominated for election are listed below (shown in the order they appear on the notice of poll):
Elaine Peverley (Independent) Graeme John Wright (Labour Party) Natalie Younes (Liberal Democrats)
07 September 2023
Please see Notice of Election for the Casual Vacancy in the Haydon Ward.
Should NCC Elections Office receive more than one nomination, an election will take place on Thursday 12th October 2023.
Nominations are open from today, until 4:00pm on Friday 15th September 2023. Nomination papers are available by clicking on the link below, or from the Elections Office, or Town Council office.
Nomination papers must be hand-delivered to the Returning Officer, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF on any day after the date of this notice (excluding weekends and bank holidays) but no later than 4:00pm on Friday 15th September 2023. Electronic service of documents is not acceptable.
Please be reminded that should an election take place, in-person voters will be required to show photo ID.
04 August 2023
Residents of the Haydon Ward may be asked to vote in a by-election, as a result of the Casual Vacancy declared on 20th July 2023.
Northumberland County Council Elections Office has received ten signatures requesting a poll. If there are more than two people nominated there will be a by-election on Thursday 12th October 2023. Please be aware that this is not the official notice of the election, which will not be posted until 7th September, after which time, nominations will be requested. However, in view that this will be the first election in Ashington under the new law that photo ID is required to vote at a polling station, it is worth making everyone aware at the earliest opportunity.
20 July 2023
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to section 87(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Michelle Brannigan, formerly a Member of Ashington Town Council, has ceased to be a Member of the Council, due to her resignation, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Town.
If, within 14 days (*) after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Wednesday 9th August 2023), a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made to The Returning Officer, Elections Office, Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF by TEN electors for the Haydon (Ward), an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option. Dated: Thursday 20th July 2023