Local elections candidates announced

The details of who will be standing in the local elections on May 4 have been announced.

Elections for West Sussex County Council plus several by-elections for Chichester District Council will be held. Statements of persons nominated for the by-elections can be found as follows:

The by-elections will take place on Thursday, 4 May along with a by election for a parish councillor to sit on the Chichester City West Ward.

The hours of the poll will be 7am until 10pm. Poll cards will be sent to all registered electors.

Find out more details of how to vote

Requests for postal votes must be received by 5pm on 18 April 2017.

The successful candidates for the district by-elections will serve on Chichester District Council until May 2019.