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Current and future elections

Berry Hill Ward Forest of Dean District Council

A vacancy exists on the Forest of Dean District Council; the following notice has been published.

Scheduled elections May 2021

The following elections will take place in May 2021:

  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Gloucestershire, postponed from 7 May 2020
  • Eight Gloucestershire County Councillors for Forest of Dean area, along with all county councillors in Gloucestershire

Parish and Town Council elections where requests have been received to fill vacancies by election:

  • Longhope Parish Council (three vacancies)
  • Lydney Town Council East Ward (three vacancies)
  • Lydney Town Council West Ward (one vacancy)

Elections for Parish and Town Councils may take place earlier than 6 May 2021, if Government COVID19 regulations allow.  This decision will be made by the Government and the date of any election will be published on this page and in local media.