Pair to contest Yaxley election after councillor resignation
YAXLEY Parish Council will hold a by-election after the resignation of former councillor Alan Bartle.
The vote will take place on Thursday, July 14 and will see two candidates contest for the position - Gary Mold, of Wolseley Close, Yaxley, and Mark Charles Oliver, of Broadway, Yaxley.
Mr Oliver is Huntingdonshire District councillor and had sat on Yaxley Parish Council until last year, when he failed to get his intended nomination papers for re-election in on time.
Yaxley Parish Council spokesman said: “Due to a resignation, there is a vacancy for a councillor.
“An election for this vacancy will be held on Thursday June 14.
“Nominations have now closed and a Statement of Persons Nominated can be viewed on http://www. huntingdonshire.gov.uk.”
You can also apply for proxy and postal voting on the website or by calling 01480 388388.
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