Three by-elections will take place on Thursday 9th December. This follows the deaths of Cllrs Brian Hall and David Hardaker and the resignation of John D. Clare.
Those standing are:
Byerley Park, Horndale & Cobblers Hall Ward
(3 Candidates for 2 Vacancies)
Lindsey Aston Lib Dem
Kane Shaw Labour
John Thomas Woodward Lib Dem
(The Lib Dems will gain 1 seat by default )
Simpasture Ward (2 Candidates for 1 Vacancy)
Andrew Hill Independent
Simon Hocking Labour
All three seats were previously Labour held, the balance on Great Aycliffe Town Council currently is:
Independents 12, Labour 10 and Lib Dems 5.