Voters urged to register early for new election

A council is reminding voters in Belper they should have received their electoral registration forms through the post earlier than usual this year.

Amber Valley Borough Council is aiming to ensure the electoral register is as up-to-date as possible before the first Police and Crime Commissioner elections on Thursday, November 15.

Derbyshire Police Area Returning Officer, Peter Carney said: “These are new elections. If you want your say, you must ensure you’re registered to vote.”

Residents who don’t receive a form can print one off at or contact Amber Valley elections team on 01773 841634.