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Vacancy and Election Notices

Notice of Election for Kidderminster Town Council (20/03/2017) - Foley Park & Hoobrook Ward

Notice of Election for Stourport-on-Severn Town Council (20/03/2017) - Areley Kings West Ward and Stour & Wilden

Notice of Election for Wyre Forest District Council (20/03/2017) - Mitton Ward

Notice of Election for Worcestershire County Council (20/03/2017)

Notice of Vacancy for Kidderminster Town Council  (10/03/17) - Foley Park & Hoobrook Ward

Notice of Vacancy (28/02/17) - Stour & Wilden Ward

Notice of Vacancy for District Ward of Mitton (27/02/2017) - Mitton Ward

Notice of Vacancy for Stourport-on-Severn Town Council (15/02/2017) – Stourport-on-Severn Areley Kings West Ward

When do elections take place?

Elections were held on Thursday 5 May 2016.  Wyre Forest District Council had combined Police and Crime Commissioner, Wyre Forest District Council, Kidderminster Town Council and Rock Parish Council elections.

There was an election for one district councillor in each of the following wards:

Aggborough & Spennells, Areley Kings & Riverside, Bewdley & Rock, Blakebrook & Habberley South, Broadwaters, Foley Park & Hoobrook,  Franche & Habberley North, Mitton, Offmore & Comberton, Wribbenhall & Arley and Wyre Forest Rural.

There was also an election for three Kidderminster town councillors in each of the following wards:

Aggborough & Spennells, Blakebrook & Habberley South, Broadwaters, Foley Park & Hoobrook, Franche & Habberley North and Offmore & Comberton.

There were 13 seats on Rock Parish Council up for election.

On the same day the election for West Mercia Police Area - Police and Crime Commissioner was held.

Read the results

District Council Elections

The last elections to Wyre Forest District Council took place on Thursday 5th May 2016.

The results from all previous elections are available in on our website on the elections results archive.

The next elections are due to take place in May 2018.

Town and Parish Council Elections

There are three Town Councils and nine Parish Council within the Wyre Forest District Council area.  Find out more about the Town and Parish Councils.

County Council Elections

For representation on Worcestershire County Council, the Wyre Forest area is split into 9 electoral divisions with 1 County Councillor in each division, except Stourport on Severn Division where there are 2.  

These electoral divisions are as follows;

Find your County Councillor.

Elections for County Councillors take place every four years, usually on the first Thursday in May. The last County Council elections took place on 2nd May 2013.


If a Local Councillor resigns or dies, the ‘seat’ becomes vacant and a by-election may be called to find a replacement. A by-election can happen at any time provided the vacancy occurs at least six month prior to the date for normal elections. Details of any current elections will be posted on the Wyre Forest District Council web site.

Parliamentary Elections

Parliamentary elections, in which you vote for a Member of Parliament, must take place within five years of the previous parliamentary election, but can be called at any time. The last general election took place on Thursday 7th May 2015.  If an MP dies or resigns a by-election would be called.

See results 

European Parliamentary Elections

These are held every five years. These elections decide who will represent you in the European Parliament. The last election took place on the 22nd May 2014.

How to take part

In order to vote you need to be registered.  You can apply to register online at

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