The deadline to register for the European Parliamentary elections is on Wednesday.

Residents wishing to apply for a proxy vote should return their application form by 5pm on Wednesday, May 15.

A proxy vote means that someone is authorised to vote on your behalf.

All application forms for proxy votes require the requestor's signature and can be emailed to

Remember to check your poll card for your allocated polling station.

The European Parliamentary election will take place on Thursday, May 23.

Cotswolds will be part of the south west region represented.