Here are the Grantham area candidates standing in your ward in the Lincolnshire County Council elections
More than 250 candidates in almost 70 wards are standing in the Lincolnshire County Council elections next month.
Voters will go to the polls on Thursday, May 6, to choose who they want to represent them on the county council for the next four years.
The Conservatives have overall control of the council with 54 of 70 seats, with Labour having five.
The Independents currently have six seats, independent (non-aligned councillors) have two, Liberal Democrats have one and Lincolnshire Independents also have one. There is a vacancy currently at Market Rasen Wolds ward.
People have until April 19 to register to vote to take part in the election.
Below is a list of candidates for each ward covered by the Journal.
Adams, Bob (Conservative)
Shorrock, Rob (Labour)
Hansen, The Chocolate Man (Jan, Independent)
Hill, Martin (Conservative)
Richardson, Paul (Labour and Co-operative)
Forman, Tracey (Labour and Co-operative)
Turner, Michael (Green)
Whittington, Mark (Conservative)
Fawcett, Stuart (Labour)
Hewerdine, Stephen (Independent)
Selby, Ian (Independent)
Stooke, Elvis (Independent)
Wootten, Linda (Conservative)
Hasnip, Wayne (Labour)
Simmons, Ian (Green)
Wootten, Ray (Conservative)
Gayfer, Anne (Green)
Stead, Louis (Independent)
Steptoe, Lee (Labour and Co-operative)
Stokes, Adam (Conservative)
Wells, Bruce (Independent)
Davies, Richard (Conservative)
King, Vi (Labour and Co-operative)
Morgan, Christopher (Green)
Blackwell, Andrew (Labour)
Maughan, Alexander (Conservative)
Wood, Paul (Independent)
Bassingham & Welbourn
Eckert, Russell (Conservative)
Overton, Marianne (Lincolnshire Independents)
Townsend, Vonnie (Labour)