The date of a by-election has been announced following the death of an Epping Forest District Councillor.

Polling for the Broadley Common, Epping Upland and Nazeing ward will take place on August 7.

Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must be submitted by July 23 and applications to vote by proxy must be submitted by July 30.

Applications should be made to the Electoral Registration Officer at Civic Offices, High Street, Epping, CM16 4BZ by 5pm on the required dates.

The election was called following the death of the former councillor for the ward, Penny Smith, who died on June 12.