Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, education, transport, planning, parks, leisure, social care and waste management.
For more information about the electoral process and how to register to vote (deadline Midnight Tuesday, 17 April) or apply for a postal vote (deadline 5 pm Wednesday, 18 April) or proxy vote (deadline 5 pm Wednesday, 25 April) click here.
To register to vote, click here.
The candidates will be declared in due course.