Local Elections - Polls open in Copeland and Allerdale

Polls are now open for all the members of Copeland Borough Council, Allerdale Borough Council, and in a by-election to represent Keswick on Cumbria County Council (caused by the resignation of an octegenarian Lib/Dem county councillor).

Polls are open from 7am to 10 pm today (Thursday 5th May). You do not need your polling card to vote, but be aware that a number of polling stations have been moved: for example, the polling station for residents of The Highlands and Harras Moor who used to vote at a house on Harras Road has moved to Whitehaven Golf Course.

Conservative candidates for Copeland Borough Council are:

Arlecdon: Marie Simpson
Beckermet: Yvonne Clarkson and John Jackson
Bootle: Keith Hitchen
Bransty: Allan Mossop, Brian O'Kane and Chris Whiteside
Cleator Moor North: Alex Carroll
Cleator Moor South: David Walker
Distington: Sheena Gray
Egremont North: Jack Holmes
Egremont South: Dr Graham Hutson and Elizabeth Hutson
Ennerdale: Bob Salkeld
Frizington: Hazel Dirom
Gosforth: Alan Jacob
Harbour: Martin Barbour, Graham Roberts and Dorothy Wonnacott
Haverigg: Doug Wilson
Hensingham: Mary Lomas
Hillcrest: Alistair Norwood and Stephen Haraldsen
Holborn Hill (Millom): Fred Gleaves and Jane Micklethwaite
Kells: Glen Gray
Millom Without: Gilbert Scurrah
Mirehouse: Jim King
Moresby: Brigid Whiteside
Newtown (Millom): Brian Crawford, Reg Heathcote and Fee Wilson
Sandwith: Adrian Davis-Johnston and John Dirom
Seascale: David Moore and Eileen Eastwood
St Bees: Dr Ian Hill

There is also a referendum on whether to change the voting system (see next post)


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