North Isles residents are encouraged to look out for their postal votes next week.
Constituents registered to vote by post will receive postal voting packs for the North Isles by-election on or around Wednesday 23 September.
These need to be returned in time for polling day – Thursday 1 October.
Voters should take time to ensure that the postal voting statement is filled in correctly – and to complete this by signing and adding your date of birth in the boxes provided. Please check that you have entered your date of birth and not the date of signing.
Postal votes can be returned to Orkney Islands Council by post or handed in to the polling station at the St Magnus Centre in Kirkwall on polling day.
Completed packs can also be handed in at OIC Customer Services in Kirkwall during office hours on Thursday 1 October – and posted through the letterbox after 17:00 (but before 22:00).
The polling station will be open between 07:00 and 22:00 on 1 October.