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Still to receive or return your postal vote in the Highlands?


By Val Sweeney

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Highland Council has issued advice for voters still awaiting a postal ballot.
Highland Council has issued advice for voters still awaiting a postal ballot.

Advice has been issued for voters in the Highlands who have yet to receive or return their postal votes.

Following delays in people receiving their postal ballots, Highland Council has today published guidance for voters in the constituencies of Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross; or Inverness, Skye and West Ross-shire.

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On Monday July 1, Tuesday July 2 and Wednesday July 3, people can drop off their postal pack in person or request a replacement pack between 10am and 4pm at the following locations:

Dingwall Council Offices 84 High Street, Dingwall IV15 9QN

Fort William Service Point, Charles Kennedy Building, Achintore Road, Fort William, PH33 6RQ

Highland Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 5NX

Portree Service Point, Tigh-na-Sgire, Park Lane, Portree, IV51 9GP

Wick Service Point, Caithness House, Market Square, Wick KW1 4AB

Unable to visit one of these offices? Phone a friend, a family member or ask your neighbour to return your postal vote pack on your behalf.

You will need to visit in person with photo ID to be issued with a replacement postal voting pack. You can then complete your vote and hand it in there and then.

On the day of poll, Thursday July 4, from 7am until 10pm you can hand in your postal vote at any polling station within your constituency.

For advice and assistance, call the election helpline on 01349 886657, The line is open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Outwith these hours, there is a recorded message. Information for voters is also available on www.highland.gov.uk/votingbypost


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