Kettering: The election in Rothwell ward, which was postponed from 7 May after the death of a candidate, will take place on 4 June.
Mole Valley: The election in Holmwoods ward due on 7 May, has been postponed to 18 June following the death of outgoing Liberal Democrat councillor Mick Longhurst. The ward will elect two councillors as another ward councillor, Stephen Musgrove (UK Independence Party), resigned his seat.
After the council elections, there are 33 councils which have no one party in a majority and where a council administration needs to be sorted out.
Colchester: The coalition between the Liberal Democrats, Labour and Independents which has run the council for the past few years looks likely to continue as the Independents rejected an approach from the Conservatives.