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DVLA

Warning as paper driving licence changes take effect

Motorists are being warned to be aware of changes taking effect in just over two weeks time as the paper counterpart for the driving licence will no longer be issued by the DVLA.

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Chamber Chief Executive George Cowcher

Firms welcome election certainty

Nottinghamshire and Derbsyhire Businesses will welcome the stability and certainty that a majority Government can provide, according to the East Midlands Chamber.

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Ollie Wroe, 2 with his polling card

Sheffield toddler is youngest voter in UK – after receiving polling card!

He must be the youngest listed voter in the country – but sadly toddler Ollie Wroe can’t back his favourite character Postman Pat.

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File photo dated 06/05/10 of the polling station at Market Hall in Swadlincote, Derbyshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 22, 2015. It may be a plain black box but it holds the nation's future. And it symbolises a key principle of our democracy - that the vote should be secret. Other nations, including some in the third world, have introduced new technology to their democratic systems in the form of voting machines. But, despite some trials in contests for councils and devolved assemblies, the mechanics of Britain's General Election polling system is little changed from more than 140 years ago when the secret ballot came in. The price of sticking to tradition is that while other states know who has won the election within minutes of close of poll, we sometimes have to wait until well into the next day - or later. Ballot boxes were introduced in 1872, five years after the second

Election day is here: don’t forget to vote

The time has come to decide who gets your vote in the election.

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