Penrith East division, Cumbria county council, caused by the resignation of Mike Ash (Liberal Democrat). The winner will serve until 2009.
Toddbrook ward, Harlow district council, following the death of Roy Collyer (Labour) who had been serving a term ending in 2010.
Witheridge ward, North Devon district council, caused by the resignation of Conservative councillor Nancy Lewis. The successful candidate serves until 2011.
Sutton West ward, Ashfield district council, as a result of the resignation of Independent councillor Roy Adkins. Suspended from office by the Standards Board, Cllr Adkins chose to resign his seat. His replacement will serve until 2011.
Holy Trinity ward, Guildford borough council, caused by the death of Michael Crocombe (Liberal Democrat). The winner will serve until 2011.
Lochee ward, Dundee city council, caused by the resignation of SNP councillor Nigel Don after his election to the Scottish Parliament. The winner will serve until 2011.