Elections 2017

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Election notices and statements for Tewkesbury borough

This page contains 2017 election notices and statements. If the document that you require is not listed, please contact Electoral Services in order to place a request.


20 July 2017 – Neighbourhood Plan Referendum for Gotherington

A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum will be held on Thursday 20 July 2017 to decide on the question below:

Do you want Tewkesbury Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Gotherington to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

For further information please refer to the documents below:-

The Specified Documents can be viewed here: www.tewkesbury.gov.uk/neighbourhood-planning

The deadlines for applying to:

  • register to vote in this Referendum is Tuesday 4 July 2017.  Applications can be made online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

  • apply, change or cancel an existing postal or proxy arrangement is 5pm on Wednesday 5 July 2017.  Application forms can be downloaded from www.yourvotematters.co.uk

  • apply for a new proxy arrangement is 5pm on Wednesday 12 July 2017.  Application forms can be downloaded from www.yourvotematters.co.uk


8 June 2017 – UK General Election

A UK Parliamentary General Election will be taking place on Thursday 8 June 2017. 

The deadline to register to vote is Monday 22 May 2017. You can register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or contact us on 01684 272025 for an application form to be sent in the post.

If you wish to vote by post or by proxy, relevant application forms can be obtained from www.yourvotematters.co.uk or contact us on 01684 272025 and we will send you a form. 

  • The deadline to register for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 23 May 2017.
  • The deadline to register for a proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017.

Completed application forms can be received by email to elections@tewkesbury.gov.uk or by post to Electoral Services, Tewkesbury Borough Council, Public Services Centre, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5TT.

The Declaration of result of poll can be viewed below:

Statement of persons nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of polling Stations can be viewed below:

Electors who vote in Ashleworth, Chaceley, Forthampton, Hasfield, Highnam, Maisemore, Minsterworth and Tirley, are located within the Forest of Dean Parliamentary constituency.  To see the candidates standing in your area and for more information visit the following link: www.fdean.gov.uk

Notice of Election Agents can be viewed below:

A copy of the election timetable for this election can be viewed below:

A nomination pack can be downloaded below:

The Notice of Election can be viewed below:


4 May 2017 – Gloucestershire County Council Elections

The next elections in Tewkesbury Borough are the Gloucestershire County Council elections on 4 May 2017.

Tewkesbury County Divisions and number of seats:

  • Bishops Cleeve -1 seat
  • Brockworth - 1 seat
  • Churchdown - 1 seat
  • Highnam - 1 seat
  • Tewkesbury - 1 seat
  • Tewkesbury East - 1 seat
  • Winchcombe & Woodmancote - 1 seat

The results of poll are displayed below:

Nominations have now closed.  The Statement of Persons Nominated for each of the County Divisions can be found below:

Notice of Election Agents for each of the County Divisions can be found below:

Notice of Poll for each County Division can be downloaded below:

Nomination Packs for each County Division can be downloaded below: 

Nominations open on Monday 27 March 2017 and close at 4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017.  A copy of the election timetable can be viewed below.

The Notice of Election can be viewed below.

The last date for registration applications to enable you to vote in the County Council Elections is Thursday 13 April 2017.  To register to vote please register to vote on Gov.uk website or contact us on 01684 272025 for an application form to be sent in the post.

If you wish to apply to vote by post or by proxy, relevant application forms can be obtained from www.aboutmyvote.co.uk or contact us on 01684 272025 and we will send you a form. 

Post and Proxy applications for the County Council Elections must be received by:

  • Voting by Post - 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017
  • Voting by Proxy - 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017

Further information

Electoral Services,
Tewkesbury Borough Council,
Public Services Centre,
Gloucester Road,
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.
GL20 5TT.

Email: elections@tewkesbury.gov.uk
Phone: 01684 272025
Fax: 01684 272040