Uttlesford heads to the polls on election day

Ballot box

Ballot box - Credit: Archant

People have started heading to the polls as voting gets underway in the General Election.

Polling stations opened at 7am and all votes cast for the Saffron Walden seat will be counted in Lord Butler Leisure Centre, Saffron Walden, after the polls close at 10pm.

Results are likely to be announced in the early hours of tomorrow (Friday).

Later tomorrow morning, the counts will continue at the leisure centre for the district, town and parish elections, with the winning candidates announced throughout the day.

We will be covering all the counts, so for the latest, keep an eye on our website and social media.