With local council elections taking place next week, The Westmorland Gazette is providing readers with high-quality, exclusive content to help you stay informed about the forthcoming vote.

For the past few weeks, we have spoken to candidates to find out their policies.

The Westmorland Gazette has been issuing regular updates on the most important issues concerning voters, so you can stay informed and make the best decision when it comes to casting your vote.

A reporter will be at the count to bring you the results.

In South Cumbria voters will head to the polls on May 2 to choose the next Police, Fire Crime Commissioner while a by-election will be held in Grange and Cartmel.

There are also parish council elections in:

  • Staveley-in-Cartmel Parish Council
  • Ulverston Town Council – all wards​

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Alastair Hibbert selected as Conservative Grange and Cartmel candidate

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Conservative PFCC candidate commits to more community beat officers

Labour PFCC candidate to aim for named police officer in every ward

Lib Dem PFCC candidate seeking rural crime crackdown

The Westmorland Gazette: Voters will choose new councillors in May Voters will choose new councillors in May (Image: PA)

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