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Lib Dems retain East Herts Council seat in Stortford by-election

Lib Dems retain East Herts Council seat in Stortford by-election

Lib Dems retain East Herts Council seat in Stortford by-election

Richard Townsend held All Saints seat in by-election on Thursday triggered by resignation of Dr Louie Corpe.


Conservative wins town council by-election in Sawbridgeworth

Conservative wins town council by-election in Sawbridgeworth

Conservative wins town council by-election in Sawbridgeworth

Nathan Parsad polled 1,504 votes, with Liberal Democrat Emme Vandore second with 564 and Labour's Dawn Newell third with 445.


Conservative retains Sawbridgeworth seat on Herts County Council

Conservative retains Sawbridgeworth seat on Herts County Council

Conservative retains Sawbridgeworth seat on Herts County Council

Eric Buckmaster polled 2,795 votes, over 400 more than in the previous election in 2017, taking a 65% share of the vote, up 3%.


Shock as Stortford elects non-Tory to county council for first time in 24 years

Shock as Stortford elects non-Tory to county council for first time in 24 years

Shock as Stortford elects non-Tory to county council for first time in 24 years

Liberal Democrat Calvin Horner wins Stortford East and town's two winning Conservatives see their votes and majorities drop.


Essex County Council election: R4U win two seats in Uttlesford as Tories retain control

Essex County Council election: R4U win two seats in Uttlesford as Tories retain control

Essex County Council election: R4U win two seats in Uttlesford as Tories retain control

Conservatives hold Stansted and Dunmow but lose Saffron Walden and Thaxted to R4U as Green vote doubles and Lib Dems crumble by a third.


R4U under fire in wake of Stansted Airport planning inquiry panel's decision

R4U under fire in wake of Stansted Airport planning inquiry panel's decision

R4U under fire in wake of Stansted Airport planning inquiry panel's decision

Inspectors who heard appeal against council refusal to let Stansted raise passenger cap allow more comments in light of Govt carbon budget decision.


Tories look to extend 20-year control of Herts County Council

Tories look to extend 20-year control of Herts County Council

Tories look to extend 20-year control of Herts County Council

All 153 seats on Hertfordshire and Essex county councils are being contested plus by-elections in Stortford, Sawbridgeworth and Stansted.


Three-horse race to be next Hertfordshire police and crime commissioner

Three-horse race to be next Hertfordshire police and crime commissioner

Three-horse race to be next Hertfordshire police and crime commissioner

Labour's Philip Ross and Lib Dem Sam North take on Conservative David Lloyd, who has held the post since it was created in 2012.


Residents in one part of Stortford can vote in four elections on Thursday

Residents in one part of Stortford can vote in four elections on Thursday

Residents in one part of Stortford can vote in four elections on Thursday

Alongside Herts County Council and Police and Crime Commissioner polls, there are district and town council by-elections in All Saints ward.


Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

Council elections: It’s YOUR money, so vote to determine how it's spent

OPINION: Bishop's Stortford Independent news editor Sinead Corr on why putting an X in the box on Thursday (May 6) matters.


County council elections: Five-horse races in all four Tory-held Uttlesford seats

County council elections: Five-horse races in all four Tory-held Uttlesford seats

County council elections: Five-horse races in all four Tory-held Uttlesford seats

Voters in Stansted North will elect not only their Essex county councillor but also a parish councillor on Thursday (May 6).


Sawbridgeworth voters have choice of three in county and town polls

Sawbridgeworth voters have choice of three in county and town polls

Sawbridgeworth voters have choice of three in county and town polls

Residents in Sawbridgeworth will elect not just their Herts county councillor but also a new town councillor in a by-election.


Bishop's Stortford East candidates in Herts County Council elections

Bishop's Stortford East candidates in Herts County Council elections

Bishop's Stortford East candidates in Herts County Council elections

Conservative incumbent John Wyllie beat Liberal Democrat Mione Goldspink by just 80 votes in the 2017 election.


Bishop's Stortford West candidates in Herts County Council elections

Bishop's Stortford West candidates in Herts County Council elections

Bishop's Stortford West candidates in Herts County Council elections

This is the only one of the town's three county council seats where a new face is guaranteed to be elected after Tory Colin Woodward was deselected.


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