Kelsey and Eden Park by-election candidates revealed

Following the resignation of Conservative Councillor Dave Wibberley, a local council by-election will be held for Kelsey and Eden Park ward on Thursday, November 29.

The nominated candidates are as follows:

Conservative: Christine Harris

Labour: Marie Bardsley

Lib Dem: Julie Ireland

Greens: Paul Enock

UKIP: Graham Reakes

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 29, and residents will have been sent notification of which one they should visit.

The verification and count for the election will be at the Civic Centre immediately following close of poll at 10pm. This is not a public event, though the declaration later that night will be open to the public.

The newly elected councillor will join current ward incumbents councillor Peter Dean (Conservative) and councillor Diane Smith (Conservative) in representing Kelsey and Eden Park ward.

No voter ID is required to vote in this election.