District council by election for Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell ward

Coun Geoffrey Whittle with a picture of him with his 101 Squadron Bomber Command crew. EMN-160402-121900001
Coun Geoffrey Whittle with a picture of him with his 101 Squadron Bomber Command crew. EMN-160402-121900001

A North Kesteven District Council by-election will take place for the Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell ward following the recent death of Coun Geoffrey Whittle.

Nominations for candidates can be submitted between Thursday February 11 and 4pm on Friday February 19, with the election due to take place on Thursday March 17.

Coun Whittle died in January at the age of 92. The representative for Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell, he was elected to North Kesteven District Council in 2007 and was chairman of the Performance and Resources Overview and Scrutiny Panel.

For more information on the by-election visit www.n-kesteven.gov.uk