order to vote you must have registered by 17th April.
By now you should have had a letter confirming your registration and letting you know where your polling booth is located. Usually, it's a short walk from your house.
Four years ago our local council switched from Conservative to Labour control. Make sure to vote in May, and be sure to vote on local issues. This isn't a referendum on Brexit - it's all about who runs our local services best.
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