Polling stations open for Waterside by-election in north Norfolk

LibDem candidate Marion Millership was joined on the campaign trail by North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb

LibDem candidate Marion Millership was joined on the campaign trail by North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb and Cromer Mayor Tim Adams. - Credit: Archant

Voting is under way in the Waterside by-election in north Norfolk.

Conservative candidate for the Waterside by-election Tony Lumbard.
Pictures by Bob Hobbs.
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Conservative candidate for the Waterside by-election Tony Lumbard. Pictures by Bob Hobbs. For EDP Norfolk EDP - Credit: JASON BYE

Polling stations in Catfield, Hickling, Ludham and Potter Heigham opened at 7am today, and will remain open until 10pm tonight.

The count will take place at Catfield village hall in The Street, Catfield, with the decision expected at about midnight

The seat on North Norfolk District Council is being contested by Tony Lumbard (Conservative), Marion Millership (Liberal Democrats), David Russell (Labour) and Barry Whitehouse (UKIP).

The by-election has been called after previous incumbent Ben Jarvis was removed from office after failing to attend a single meeting of the district council in six months.


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