A by-election will be held this Thursday following the death of a long-standing Labour councillor.

Mitzi Green, who represented people in Centenary, West Harrow and Kenton East wards for almost 20 years, passed away on February 27 after a period of illness.

Now a new councillor will be elected in the Kenton East ward on Friday, April 21.

Nish Patel will stand for the Labour Party and Nitesh Hirai will run for the Conservatives.

Herbert Winford Crossman will be representing UKIP and Charis Croft is standing for the Liberal Democrats.

Polling stations will be open on Thursday, April 20, from 7am until 10pm, and the count will take place on Friday, April 21.

To find your nearest polling station, visit: harrow.gov.uk/info/687/election_information/1977/notice_of_election-kenton_east_ward-20_april_2017/2