THERE'S less than a week left for people to register to vote in the upcoming local elections.

The deadline for registration is April 14 and you can register to vote online.

If you wish to register to vote by post for the first time your application must reach Barnsley Council before April 19 at 5pm.

If you wish to vote by a proxy for the first time the application must be received by the council the following week.

The location of the count will be the Metrodome and the anticipated start time is 1am on on May 6.

It’s estimated the full council declaration will be at 3.30am, with the first ward declaration time being 2am.