A district referendum will be held this month to decide whether residents want Epping Forest District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for three civil parishes.

The decision will concern whether to include or exclude Moreton, Bobbingworth and the Lavers concerning planning applications in the neighbourhood area.

The vote will be held on Thursday, September 26.

Applications, amendments and cancellations by postal votes must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer, Civic Offices, on Epping High Street no later than Wednesday, September 11.

Applications to vote by proxy must also be completed at the by 5 pm on Wednesday, September 18.

For more information, visit the Epping Forest District Council website at https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/