Aberdeenshire: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford ward, after the resignation of Liberal Democrat councillor Alastair Ross due to ill health. This is the second vacancy in the ward. Term ends 2017.
Bury: Tottington ward, after the resignation of Labour councillor Simon Carter, who has pleaded guilty to making indecent images of children. Term ends 2016.