THE candidates for parish and town council elections have now been announced.

Elections are set to take place on Thursday, May 2, on the same day as district council elections.

There are six wards in Chard town, with a total of 15 positions on the council available.

Ilminster is just one ward, but also has 15 councillor positions open.

Meanwhile, Crewkerne is also counted as one ward and has 12 vacancies.

Click here to view the full list of candidates