District and Town Council Elections -Thursday 2 May 2019
On Thursday 2 May residents in Leyburn will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.
Elections are being held for all 9 seats on the Town Council and 2 seats on the District Ward – all existing councillors retire from the council and must stand for election if they wish to continue and a number of the current Town councillors will not be seeking re-election.
Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on maintaining facilities & running services in Leyburn. The Council is a local burial authority and also runs the weekly Friday Market, Monthly Sunday Market, the Shawl Fields, the Shawl playground, the Wensleydale Avenue playground and the public conveniences at Kelberdale Terrace in the town centre. The Town Council is also responsible for the maintenance of the town’s three squares and the clock in St Matthew’s Church.
The four-yearly, all-out, elections for Richmondshire District Council and Town/ Parish Councils in the District will be held on Thursday 2 May 2019. Polling stations will be open from 7.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m. on that day. In order to vote in this important election, you must be on the electoral register.
Leyburn Notice of Poll 1
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