Normanton Town Council by-election result announced

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A NEW councillor has been voted onto Normanton Town Council.

Votes were cast yesterday (Thursday) to choose a new candidate to represent the Altofts ward of the council.

The election was called after the death of councillor Mike Burch in June.

And Audrey Wood, 71, of Garforth Close, Altofts, won with 69 per cent of the votes.

The Labour candidate received 467 votes.

UKIP’s Bryan William Barkley of Ashgap Lane, Normanton, won 216 votes.

The turn out was just more than 13 per cent.