Tendring district council: Byelection on 16 August in St Bartholomews ward after the resignation of Independent councillor Chris Cowlin, who was sponsored by the Holland Residents’ Association. He was elected only in March but has found that he cannot fulfil all the duties of a councillor. Term ends 2015.
No updates this week.
Middlesbrough borough council: Vacancy in North Ormesby and Brambles Farm ward after the resignation of Labour councillor Eleanor Lancaster. Term ends 2015.