AN ELECTION is set to take place next month for a new Lyme Regis town councillor.

Notice of election to decide who will fill the vacancy on the Lyme Regis Town Council has been given this week

Nominations must be hand delivered to Dorset Council’s returning officer by 4pm on Thursday, April 8.

If there is more than one candidate, a poll will take place on Thursday, May 6.

Nominations must be returned to the returning officer, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ between 9.30am and 4pm on any working day.

Candidates must make an appointment to deliver their nomination papers by calling electoral services on 01305 838299.

Nomination papers can be downloaded at or obtained from the address above.