A Chesham Town Council by-election for the Townsend area will be held next month following the resignation of a councillor.

A notice of election has been published and polling will take place on Thursday, May 2 following the resignation of the councillor for the area, Bernie Whitfield.

The deadline for nomination for the seat closed on Wednesday, April 3.

Applications to register to vote must be sent to the electoral registration officer by midnight on Friday, April 12.

Applications can be made online at: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

To view the notice of election visit: http://www.chesham.gov.uk/Article/Detail.aspx?ArticleUid=294973b5-5540-4520-941d-160a010085f3