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By-election called in Cavendish ward

Date Posted: 2:14 PM on Wed, 24 November 2021

A borough council by-election will be held on Thursday 6 January in the Cavendish ward following the resignation of Councillor Gary Gregory.

The by-election only affects registered electors in the Cavendish Ward; residents living in other areas of Gedling Borough will not be eligible to vote.

Following requests from local electors, a by-election has been called to fill the vacant seat. The candidates for the by-election have yet to be determined and any registered elector of the Gedling Borough area is eligible for nomination.

Local residents have until 4 pm on Monday 6 December 2021 to submit candidate nominations. Nomination packs can be found on the Gedling Borough Council website at

The deadline for new voter registration applications is Wednesday 15 December 2021 and the deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5 pm on Thursday 16 November 2021. Recent home movers should check that they have updated the electoral register and will be eligible to vote.

Additional guidance about being an election candidate and the various election procedures is available online from the Electoral Commission at .

If residents have any questions regarding registration or the electoral process then they can contact the Gedling Borough Council Electoral Services team on 0115 901 3906 or email