Norden By-Election 2013

A by-election on Thursday 25 April has been called following the death of Councillor Ann Metcalfe who passed away last month.

Electors have until 5pm on Wednesday 10 April to register at their address in order to vote in the election or request a postal vote.

The deadline for proxy applications is 5pm on Wednesday 17 April.

Postal votes will be despatched from the town hall on Friday 12 April and if electors haven’t received their postal pack by Friday 19 April, they can request a replacement. Postal packs must be returned by 10pm on election day and can be returned to Rochdale Town Hall or any polling station within the ward.

The polling stations will be Caldershaw Primary School, Norden Old Library, St Paul’s Parish Hall and Jericho Methodist Church.

PartyNo. of CandidatesNo. of Pitches SubmittedPercentage
Labour 1 1 100%
National Front 1 1 100%
Conservative 1 1 100%
Liberal Democrat 1 1 100%

How To Vote

In the UK there are three different ways you can vote:

You can find out how to vote on The Electoral Commission web site


Electoral Registration Office:

Elections Team
Governance and Committee Services
Floor 2
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
OL16 1XU

If you have any questions, call 0300 303 0345 or email

Norden By-Election 2013