Nominations for seats on two parish councils are being sought.
There are single vacancies on both Bellerby Parish Council and in the west ward of Richmond Town Council.
Richmondshire District Council, which administers the elections, is opening the nomination period on Thursday (July 8). It closes at 4pm on July 16. If there is more than one nomination for either council seat there will be a by election for that seat on Thursday August 12.