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Are you registered to vote in North Tyneside Council’s elections?

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Residents are being reminded to ensure they are registered to vote in the forthcoming elections.

Local government elections are taking place on Thursday, May 3.

And the deadline to register to vote in them is midnight on Tuesday, April 17.

Officials at North Tyneside Council are uring those who have not registered at the current address to make sure they are registered in time.

Anyone can apply online at gov.uk/register-to-vote

It takes just five minutes.

Vivienne Geary, Electoral Registration Officer for North Tyneside Council, said: “Time is running out to make sure you can take part in the local elections.

“These elections are an opportunity to make your voice heard and have a say on who represents you on issues that directly affect day-to-day life here in North Tyneside.”

Barbara Lines, Electoral Commission Regional Manager for the North of England, added: “If you have turned 18, or if you have moved home recently, it’s particularly important that you act to ensure that you are registered.”

“It takes just five minutes online and means that you can take part in this important election.”

If you were eligible to vote in last year’s general election and your details have not changed, you will still be registered to vote.

If in doubt, check your details by calling the council on (0191) 643 2270.