Nominations must be in by Friday, June 13.

Nominations are being invited for a Torridge District Council by-election following the resignation of Councillor Kathy Murdoch.

An election will be held on Thursday, July 10 if the Kenwith seat is contested, and nominations must be received by Riverbank House by 4pm on Friday.

Councillor Philip Collins, leader of Torridge, said: “An opportunity exists for a hard working, dedicated, passionate, objective team member to join the decision makers at Torridge District Council.”

Nomination forms can be collected and must be hand delivered back to Riverbank House in Bideford.