Deadline looms for residents to register to vote

Oldham Council is reminding residents that they only have until Monday to ensure they are registered to vote in the General and Local elections on Thursday, May 7.

The elections are an opportunity for residents to have their say and no one should miss out on exercising their democratic right.

The deadline for registering is Monday, April 20.

This can be done by visiting  or by contacting Oldham Council’s Elections Office on 0161 770 4718 or via an email to

Anyone who is individually registered to vote can apply for a postal vote. For May 7, the deadline for your postal vote application to be received is 5pm on Tuesday, April 21.

For more information call the Elections Line on 0161 770 4718.

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