Published May 17, 2017 at 14:08
Voters in Rossendale are urged to make sure they register to vote in time for the snap general election.
Residents will go to the polls on June 8 to cast their ballots to elect an MP for Rossendale and Darwen.
The deadline to register to vote is May 22, the deadline to register for a postal vote is 5pm on May 23, and the deadline to register for a proxy vote is 5pm on May 31.
If you are already registered to vote there is no need to re-register.
If you are registered to vote by post you will receive your postal pack around May 26.
People applying for a new postal vote will not have their postal pack issued until May 30.
For more information about the upcoming elections and voting, visit the Council website on http://www.rossendale.gov.uk
Alternatively, visit the Government’s website www.gov.uk/register-to-vote