NORTH Ayrshire residents are being encouraged to register to vote if that have not already done so.

The deadline for registering for the European Elections if they go ahead is May 7.

In addition to registering, EU nationals who wish to vote in the UK are required to complete and sign a special registration form and send it to their local electoral registration officer.

To access the form visit: uk/register-to-vote and send completed forms to: Electoral Registration Officer, Ayrshire Valuation Joint Board, 9 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HL.

You can also call 01292 612221 for more information.

You do not need to register again if you have already registered.