THE candidates for the Ross-on-Wye Town Council by-election have been announced.

The nominations are Bob Hendre, of Gloucester Road, for the Liberal Democrats; Robert Gibbs of Walford for the Conservatives; and Melvin Hodges, from Three Crosses Close, for the Labour Party.

The position became vacant for the East ward after Derek Bedford stepped down due to ill health. Voting will take place on September 7.