Archive for Tag: vote

  • Local elections – May 2017

    The town and parish councils and Shropshire Council are up for election on 4th May. Much Wenlock Town Council has been running a publicity drive for some months to attract folk to stand for this most local form of democracy. This is your opportunity to make a positive difference in the town; hopefully someone from…

  • Voter registration

    Voting is your democratic right as a citizen of the UK. Local elections for town and parish councils and for Shropshire Council take place on 4th May. You may vote only if you are on the electoral register. Individual voter registration means that it is no longer the responsibility of the “head of the household”…

  • Postal voting

    Voting by post is an easy and convenient way of voting if you are unable to get to the polling station. The form is available online at: http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/how-do-i-vote/voting-by-post or from Shropshire Council. Alternatively, I usually have a blank form to hand, so contact me and I’ll let you have one.   Shropshire Council: elections@shropshire.gov.uk 0345…

  • Register to vote

    The Police & Crime Commissioner elections takes place and we, in Shropshire, have the opportunity to elect the West Mercia Commissioner. To do this, you must be registered to vote. If you will be aged 18 or over  on the day of the election – Thursday 5 May 2016 – you are entitled to vote. If…

  • Neighbourhood Plan referendum delivers emphatic “yes”!

    The Much Wenlock Neighbourhood Plan referendum took place yesterday. The referendum is one of three that took place on 22nd May. The fourteen that had already taken place across England have all received a “Yes” vote with the levels of approval varying between 74% and 96%. Much Wenlock delivered a very clear 85% “yes” vote. This is a…