Don’t miss out on having your say.

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

Alternatively, visit the Government’s website

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