District council by-election date

The date has been announced for the by-election prompted by the resignation of a Rother District Council member.

Cllr John Lee stood down from his role as independent member for Collington Ward earlier this month due to personal reasons.

A by-election for the vacant seat will now be held in the ward on Thursday, June 12.

A formal notice will be published on Wednesday, May 7 and the deadline for receipt of nominations will be 4pm on Thursday, May 15.