The deadline to register to vote has now passed. The deadline to apply for, cancel or change a postal vote is 5pm 23 May, and the deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on 31 May.
For more information about the General election on 8 June visit our Current elections page.
The website Be a councillor provides general information about becoming a councillor and how you can make a difference in your community.
If you are interested in becoming a borough or district councillor, read: the electoral commission, local elections in England and Wales
If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor, read: the electoral commission, parish and community council elections