Parish and town council elections

There was a vacancy for the Walverden Ward of Nelson Town Council. An election was held on 6 July 2017.

There was an election on Thursday 4 May for the two vacancies for the Marsden Ward of Nelson Town Council

Results of previous Parish and Town Council elections

Notice of verification number

Registered electors in Pendle can petition us to hold a referendum on whether we should change to a different form of governance.

A petition like this needs to be signed by at least 5 per cent of the local government electors in the borough.

We publish what this figure is each year, as at 15 February. For 2018, the figure is 3282.

Read the official notice of verification.