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Briefing sessions for prospective candidates

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COPELAND Borough Council is holding a series of briefing sessions for prospective candidates in the upcoming local elections.

Prospective candidates, election agents and parish clerks are invited to the guidance sessions ahead of the May 2 mayoral, borough council and town/parish council elections.

In addition to discussing the election process and timetable, council officers will also talk about the roles and responsibilities of councillors. Information packs will be available.

The sessions will take place on:

- Thursday, February 28, 1pm, in the Bainbridge Room, Copeland Centre, Whitehaven
- Thursday, February 28, 5pm, in Millom Network Centre
- Thursday, March 7, 5pm, in the Bainbridge Room, Copeland Centre, Whitehaven

Those planning to attend one of the sessions are asked to confirm in advance to Stephanie Shaw, Electoral and Democratic Services Manager, on 01946 598535 or Alternatively, if you are unable to attend a session but would like the information, please telephone 01946 598535 or email