With local council elections taking place, The Argus is providing readers with high quality, exclusive content to help you stay informed about the forthcoming vote.

For the past few weeks, we have delivered in-depth analysis of the candidates and their policies, as well as exclusive interviews and stories.

Our reporters have been out in the community, talking to voters and getting a sense of what they want from the candidates, and what they hope will be addressed in the coming election.

The Argus has been issuing regular updates on the most important issues concerning voters, so you can stay informed and make the best decision when it comes to casting your vote.

On top of all of his excellent coverage reporter Daniel Green has been hosting live debates, where readers could ask questions of the candidates and get their opinions on the issues.

Our in depth coverage already includes:

Don't forget to follow our live coverage of the results on Thursday, with the latest from across the county and the best reaction from the counts.

The Argus: Voters in some parts of England and Northern Ireland will choose new councillors in MayVoters in some parts of England and Northern Ireland will choose new councillors in May (Image: PA)

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