THE Parbold by-election is taking place today.
Three candidates are vying for a vacant seat on West Lancashire Borough Council.
The three candidates are Clare Gillard (Labour Party), David Whittington (Conservative Party), and Damon Noone ( UK Independence Party, Ukip).
The current make-up of the council consists of 28 Conservative councillors and 26 Labour councillors, making this by-election a particularly important one for the main parties.
Polling is to take place today, October 10, between 7am and 10pm. There are three locations where voters can cast their ballots: Dalton primary school, Parbold Village Hall, and Hilldale Village Hall.
For more information phone West Lancashire Borough Council on 01695 577 177.