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Current Councillor vacancies

The vacancies for the Aveland Ward of South Kesteven District Council and Claypole Parish Council have been filled in by-election held on 13 March 2014.

Current Vacancies

Aveland Ward of South Kesteven District Council

A District Councillor vacancy for the Aveland Ward of South Kesteven District Council was filled in a by-election held on Thursday, 13 March 2014: pdf icon Declaration of Result - Aveland Ward - 13 March 2014 [11kb].

The pdf icon Notice of Election [7kb] was published from 6 February and the period for receipt of candidates nominations closed at 12 noon on 14 February.  A copy of the pdf icon Statement of Persons Nominated [9kb] was published here by noon on Tuesday 18 February 2014. A copy of the notice of election agents can be viewed pdf icon here [7kb].

The deadline for withdrawal of candidates, was12 noon on 19 February

Further information can be obtained from Electoral Services on 01476 406080 or by email elections@southkesteven.gov.uk


Claypole Parish Council

A vacancy on Claypole Parish Council was filled in a by-election held on Thursday, 13 March 2014: pdf icon Declaration of Result - Claypole - 13 March 2014 [11kb].

The pdf icon Notice of Election [7kb] was published from 6 February and the period for receipt of candidates nominations closed at 12 noon on 14 February.  A copy of the pdf icon Statement of Persons Nominated [8kb] was published here by noon on Tuesday 18 February 2014.

The deadline for withdrawal of candidates, was12 noon on 19 February

All enquiries should be forwarded to the Electoral Services Section on 01476 406080 or by email elections@southkesteven.gov.uk


Corby Glen Parish Council

An election was scheduled to be held on 20 March 2014 to fill a vacancy on Corby Glen Parish Council.  The pdf icon Notice of Election [7kb]. was published on 13 February and the period for receipt of candidates nominations closed at 12 noon on 21 February.  A copy of the Statement of Persons Nominated is available pdf icon here [7kb].

As only one nomination has been received in respect of this vacancy an election will now not take place on 20March. The result of the uncontested election can be viewed pdf icon here [6kb].

All enquiries should be forwarded to the Electoral Services section on 01476 406080 or by email to elections@southkesteven.gov.uk


By-elections to fill Town or Parish Council vacancies will be held if, within 14 days from the date of the Notice of Vacancy (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Bank Holiday) , 10 electors for the parish / ward give notice in writing claiming an election to the Returning Officer. If no such notice is given, the Council may fill the vacancy by co-option as soon as practicable. The address of the Returning Officer is:

South Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincs NG31 6PZ

District Council Elections

The next elections for district council seats will take place in May 2015. Any vacancies arising before that time will be filled through a by-election.

Parish/Town Council Elections 

Elections for the parishes in the district of South Kesteven will take place in May 2015.  

If a request is received for an election to be held, the "Notice of Election" will be published on this webpage. The Notice will show the deadlines for receipt of:

Candidates' nomination packs, postal/proxy application forms, and further guidance on vacancies are all available from:

Electoral Services, South Kesteven District Council, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincs NG31 6PZ

Tel. 01476 40 60 80

Following the expiry of the Notice of Election, a poll will only be held if there are more candidates than seats available, following the deadline for withdrawals.

Related documents

Size Name
[64kb] Notice of Vacancy - Aveland Ward - South Kesteven District Council Notice of Vacancy - Aveland Ward - South Kesteven District Council
[7kb] Notice of Election - Ingoldsby 22 August 2013 Notice of Election - Ingoldsby 22 August 2013
[12kb] Statement of Persons Nominated - Ingoldsby 22 August 2013 Statement of Persons Nominated - Ingoldsby 22 August 2013
[14kb] Ingoldsby - notice of poll Ingoldsby - notice of poll
[7kb] Claypole - notice of election Claypole Parish Council - notice of election
[7kb] Notice Of Election - Claypole Notice of election - Claypole PC
[7kb] Notice of Election - Market Deeping Notice of Election - Market Deeping
[9kb] Statement of Persons Nominated - Market Deeping - 19.09.12 Statement of Persons Nominated - Market Deeping - 19.09.12
[14kb] Notice of Poll - Market Deeping Notice of Poll - Market Deeping

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