PROSPECTIVE councillors have been reminded candidate registration opens on Friday, March 24.

People can stand for election to Lancashire County Council in 84 seats.

The election will be held Thursday, May 4, with nominations being accepted up until Tuesday, April 4 at 4pm.

A council spokesman said: “Residents are also reminded to make sure they are registered to vote so they can have their say at the election.

“If they have never voted before or have not voted for a while, or have recently changed name or address, they may not be registered to vote.”

The deadline to register for voting in the upcoming election is Thursday, April 13.

Anyone who wants to find out what’s involved in being a councillor can visit