Shelthorpe by-election to take place on January 20

Published: Mon 10th January, 2022

Voters will take to the polls on Thursday, January 20 for the Loughborough Shelthorpe by-election.

The ward has two Charnwood Borough Council seats and both are currently vacant.

Polling stations are open between 7am and 10pm and voters are required to wear a face covering (unless exempt) when inside, and observe social distancing.

Polling station staff will also be wearing face coverings and hand sanitiser will be available.

The polling stations are at:

  • The Arc Community Hub, 22 Knox Road, Loughborough, LE11 2UP
  • Good Shepherd Church Hall, Park Road, Loughborough, LE11 2HJ
  • Youth Centre, Beacon Academy, Woodthorpe Road, Loughborough, LE11 2NF

You must vote at the polling station on your poll card.

If you have not received your postal ballot paper by Friday, January 14 please contact the elections team on 01509 634546 or email

For more information on the by-election including the candidates, please visit

Votes will be counted on the night at the Council offices and the results published on the Council website and social media accounts. Follow @CharnwoodBC on Twitter or look for Charnwood Borough Council on Facebook.