A week to register to vote in council elections

PEOPLE have until next Thursday to register to vote in the elections for Horsham District Council as well as a national referendum on the voting system.

All 44 seats at Horsham District Council are being contested whilst all eight of the 32 parish councils in the Horsham District are being contested.

Everyone registered to vote has been sent a polling card, which gives details on which polling station they can vote at. The last day to register to vote for the election on May 5 is Thursday April 14. This is also the last day to request a new postal vote.

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday May 5 2011.

Please visit www.horsham.gov.uk for more information on the local elections or www.aboutmyvote.co.uk for more information on the referendum.