Election 2021: Nominees for 13 Norwich City Council seats revealed

North Norfolk District Council is set to move six polling stations. Photo: PA

North Norfolk District Council is set to move six polling stations. Photo: PA - Credit: PA

The candidates contesting seats on Norwich City Council have been unveiled,ahead of polling day. 

Twelve of Norwich City Council’s seats are up for grabs on May 6. 

The council is currently made up of 27 Labour councillor, nine Green Party and three Liberal Democrats. 

Of these, eight Labour seats, three Green seats and one Liberal Democrat seat are being contested.

The Sewell ward election has been postponed after the death of Conservative candidate Eve Collishaw.


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The candidates are as follows: 

(Key: C - Conservative, G - Green, I - Independent, L - Labour, LD - Liberal Democrats) 

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Bowthorpe: Sean Bennett (LD), Joshua Lowe (C), Sue Sands (L), Jonathan Watson (I) 

Catton Grove: Jonathan Gillespie (C), Nigel Lubbock (LD), Tony Park (G), Mike Stonard (L) 

Norwich Market and Norwich Castle Museum. The city has been named one of the best places to live.

Norwich market - Credit: Antony Kelly

Crome: Steve Barber (C), Judith Ford (G), Adam Giles (L), Samuel Neal (LD) 

Eaton: Jane Saunders (G), Chris Smith (L), John Ward (C), James Wright (LD) 

Lakenham: Paul Davies (LD), Rachel Everett (L), Robert Hammond (C), Sabine Virani (G) 

Mancroft: Craig Harvey (C), Martin Schmierer (G), Jo Smith (L), Alan Wright (LD) 

Mile Cross: Fiona Dowson (G), Eric Masters (C), Vaughan Thomas (L), Ian Willians (LD) 

Nelson: Lucy Galvin (G), Lynda Groves (L), Iain Gwynn (C), Erlend Watson (LD) 

Sewell: Postponed.

Thorpe Hamlet: Ash Haynes (G), Jeremy Hooke (LD), Simon Jones (C), Claire Kidman (L), Ash Smith (I) 

Town Close: Nick Caistor (G), Mary Chacksfield (C), Jacob Hamilton (LD), Ian Stutely (L) 

University: Carol Chilton (LD), Emma Hampton (L), Tom Holloway (G), Henry Lynn (C) 

Wensum: Liam Calvert (G), Gordon Dean (LD), David King (C), Martin Peek (L) 

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