Council elections: North Yorkshire polls open

Have a bacon butty after you vote.
Have a bacon butty after you vote.

Tens of thousands of voters will head to the polling stations today across the county.

The polls have opened for the North Yorkshire County Council 2017 elections.

Residents will vote for councillors in the 14 divisions of the council covering Scarborough, Whitby and Filey.

The count will take place tomorrow and results are expected to be announced tomorrow afternoon (Friday May 5).

To see who is running for each division click here.