The latest information about local electoral matters is as follows:
East of England
Braintree district council: Byelection on 25 July in Braintree East ward after the death of Labour councillor Eric Lynch, who gained his seat from the Conservatives in a March 2012 byelection. Term ends 2015.
Forest Heath district council: Following the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Neil Williams, Independent candidate Simon Cole was elected councillor for Exning ward on 11 July. His term ends in 2015 and he gains the seat unopposed as no Liberal Democrat candidate was nominated.
Norfolk county council: Byelection on 1 August in Thetford West division after the resignation of UK Independence Party councillor Peter Georgiou, who was cautioned for shoplifting in 2012. Term ends 2017.
Uttlesford district council: Byelection on 25 July in Felsted ward after the disqualification of Conservative councillor David Crome, who has not attended any meetings of the council in six months. Term ends 2015.
Waveney district council: Byelection on 8 August in Oulton ward after the death of Labour councillor Mike Ives-Keeler. Term ends 2015. His death has given the Conservative administration an overall majority.
Lincoln city council: Byelection on 22 August in Bracebridge ward after the disqualification of councillor Darren Grice who failed to attend any meetings for six months. Grice was originally elected as a Conservative but was sitting as an Independent at the time of his disqualification. Term ends 2015.
Brent borough council: Impending vacancy in Dudden Hill ward where Liberal Democrat councillor Rev David Clues has said he is intending to resign. He has been living and working in Brighton since December 2011.
Elmbridge borough council: Byelection on 25 July in Weybridge South ward after the resignation of the Deputy Leader of the council, Conservative councillor Simon Dodsworth, who is emigrating. Term ends 2014.
Cornwall council: Vacancy in Wadebridge East division after the resignation of Independent councillor Colin Brewer, prompted by a report from the Monitoring Officer into his comments about disabled children. Term ends 2017.
Forest of Dean district council: There are two vacancies, both caused by the deaths of councillors. Coleford East ward was vacated by the death of Labour councillor Frank Baynham. Redmarley ward was vacated by Conservative councillor Peter Ede. Both terms end in 2015.
Swindon council: Byelection on 8 August in Haydon Wick ward after the death of Conservative councillor and former Mayor Rex Barnett. Term ends 2016. The Conservatives would lose their overall majority if they did not hold the seat.
Torridge district council: Byelection on 15 August in Shebbear and Langtree ward after the resignation of Conservative councillor John Lewis. Term ends 2015.
Scarborough borough council: There are two vacancies, both caused by the resignations of councillors. Nick Brown (Conservative) has resigned from Ramshill ward and Mick Cooper (Independent) has resigned from Newby ward. Both terms end in 2015.
Conwy county borough council: Former council leader Goronwy Edwards was elected councillor for Caerhun division on 11 July, regaining a seat he lost in the full council elections of May 2012. He was an Independent candidate and takes a seat previously held by the Conservatives.