Following the resignation of councillor Graham Kyte, a by-election in Royston has been confirmed for Thursday, October 10.
The by-election will see one local councillor elected to Barnsley’s Royston ward – and candidates are being asked to come forward.
Nomination papers must be submitted by no later than Friday, September 13 at noon.
There will be a briefing for candidates and agents on Monday, September 23 at 5.15pm in Committee Room 3 of Barnsley Town Hall.
Royston residents are asked to note that the last date to register to be able to vote in this election is Wednesday, September 25.
To find out if you are currently registered to vote in Barnsley, telephone the elections helpline on 01226 773070.