The Comhairle will be hosting a number of information meetings for prospective candidates, and electors, for the Local Government Election on 3 May 2012.
The information meetings will include a presentation on the roles and responsibilities of Councillors together with an explanation of the wider election process and will cover topics such as the single transferable voting system, the nomination process, postal voting, polling and count arrangements.
Anyone considering standing for election to the Comhairle, or any elector wishing further information on the election, is encouraged to attend any of the meetings.
The meeting will be taking place in areas throughout the Western Isles. The dates, times and venues are; Tuesday 28 February 2012,Sgoil Lionacleit, Isle of Benbecula at 7.30pm; Tuesday 28 February, Tarbert Community Centre at 7.30pm; Wednesday 29 February, Castlebay School at 7.30pm; Tuesday 6 March, Council Chamber, Council Offices, Stornoway at 7.30pm.