Conservatives and the Green Party win seats in the West Suffolk Council by-elections
The results have come in for the West Suffolk by-elections with the Conservatives and the Green Party doing well.
Counts for two Bury St Edmunds Town Council seats and one on a referendum about the Great Barton Neighbourhood Plan also took place.
The first of the results for West Suffolk Council came from the Whepstead and Wickhambrook seat, which saw a 44.95 per cent turnout, and Conservative Sarah Pugh won this with 645 votes.
Her rivals, Labour's Robin Davies and the Green Party's Vicki Martin, registered 142 and 137 respectively.
Next was Lakenheath, which saw Conservative Colin Noble follow up his Row Heath Suffolk County Council seat victory on Friday with a 573 vote win here.
He was just ahead of Independent candidate Gerald Kelly, who had 434 votes, in the contest which saw a 28.93 per cent turnout.
The third declaration saw another Conservative councillor, Nick Clarke, win the Clare, Hundon and Kedington seat with 1,814 votes.
Beating Labour's Kerry Rogers, who received 697 votes.
The Abbeygate seat was taken by Julia Wakelam of the Green Party with 751 votes, Conservative Nick Wiseman was behind her with 606 votes and Labour's Cheryl Godber with 279.
Conservative's Birgitte Mager took the Moreton Hall vote with 1,098 in this contest which saw a turnout of 35.94 per cent.
Independent Barry Thomas saw 496 votes in this one with Labour's Cyrille Bouche with 495.
The last West Suffolk by-election result saw Sarah Stamp of the Conservatives take the Southgate seat, with 814 votes.
The councillor also won one of the Bury St Edmunds Town Council counts, by taking the Southgate seat with 866 votes.
The other on the town council, for St Olaves, was won by Conservative Thomas Murray, with 374 votes.
A vote on whether Great Barton's Neighbourhood plan should be used by West Suffolk Council for future planning applications within the plan's area saw a 45 per cent turnout on the referendum, with 688 votes and 88 per cent of voters in favour of the proposal.
West Suffolk Council by-election results -
Whepstead & Wickhambrook:
Robin Davies (L) 142 votes
Vicki Martin (G) 137 votes
Sarah Pugh (C) 645 votes ELECTED
Turnout: 44.95 per cent
Layla Britton (L) 119 votes
David Chandler (Ind) 64 votes
Gerald Kelly (Ind) 434 votes
Colin Noble (C) 573 votes ELECTED
Turnout: 28.93 per cent
Clare, Hundon & Kedington:
Nick Clarke (C) 1,814 votes ELECTED
Kerry Rogers (L) 697 votes
Turnout: 40.22 per cent
Cheryl Godber (L) 279 votes
Julia Wakelam (G) 751 votes ELECTED
Nick Wiseman (C) 606 votes.
Turnout: 43.23 per cent
Cyrille Bouche (L) 495 votes
Birgitte Mager (C) 1,098 votes ELECTED
Barry Thomas (Ind) 496 votes.
Turnout: 35.94 per cent
Chris Dexter-Mills (G) 186 votes
Helen Korfanty (LD) 148 votes
Richard O’Driscoll (L) 251 votes
Sarah Stamp (C) 814 votes ELECTED
Turnout: 43.7 per cent
Bury St Edmunds Town Council results -
David Dawson (L) 329 votes
Helen Korfanty (LD) 211 votes
Sarah Stamp (C) 866 votes ELECTED
Turnout: 43.7 per cent
St Olaves seat-
Thomas Murray (C) 374 votes ELECTED
Richard O'Driscoll (L) 280 votes
Frank Stennett (Ind) 327 votes
Turnout: 27.44 per cent