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Penrith by-election announced

Eden District Council has announced details of a by-election to take place on September 5th.

The by-election for the Penrith (South) Ward follows the death of the independent councillor Paul Connor last month (July).

Nominations for the election close on Thursday at 4pm.

The council has reminded residents that they have until August 19th to register to vote with requests for postal votes due by August 20th and proxy votes by the 28th.

Further information at or call Eden Council on 01768 817817 or email [email protected]