South Wootton voters polled in referendum

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Voters in South Wootton will go to the polls to vote in the area’s first neighbourhood planning referendum on Thursday, November 12.

To vote in this referendum residents of the parish of South Wootton must be registered to vote in local lovernment elections and be 18 or over on the day of the poll.

Anyone not already registered to vote, must do so by Tuesday, October 27.

Poll cards are being delivered from October 2, and the polling station, which will be open from 7am until 10pm, will be at the Village Hall, 22 Church Lane, South Wootton.

The vote will be counted and announced the next day.

Unable to vote in person on that day? Contact Electoral Services on (01553) 616773 to check eligibility for a postal or proxy vote.

The deadline for applications to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 28 October 2015 (whether new or an amendment to an existing arrangement including postal proxies and proxies).

The deadline for new applications to vote by proxy is 5 pm on Wednesday 4 November 2015 (or if an amendment to an existing arrangement, the form must be received by 5 pm on Wednesday 28 October 2015). For emergency proxy vote applications (on grounds of medical emergency or occupation, service or employment only) the deadline is 5 pm on Thursday 12 November 2015.

The counting of the votes will be held on Friday, November 13 at 9.30 am in the committee suite, at King’s Court in Lynn.