By-election called for Mowden ward in Darlington

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by , Reporter (Darlington)

A BY-ELECTION has been called to elect a new councillor to represent the Mowden Ward on Darlington Borough Council.

It follows the death in January of Coun Ron Lewis, 77, who had represented the ward for almost 27 years. 

Any by-election will be held alongside the European Parliamentary Elections on May 22.

Nomination papers are now available and prospective candidates have until 4pm on April 24 to submit them.

If there is more than one candidate, a poll will take place on May 22.

Anyone wishing to stand as a candidate can request nomination papers from the Head of Democratic and Customer Services at Darlington Borough Council, Town Hall, Feethams, Darlington, DL1 5QT or contact 01325 388351.

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7:08pm Sat 12 Apr 14

darloboss says...

this is mowdens chance to show their support for labour
this is mowdens chance to show their support for labour darloboss
  • Score: -6

8:18am Sun 13 Apr 14

Darloresident says...

Ideal opportunity to send Puffing Billy Dixon and his useless bunch a real message from the electorate..
Ideal opportunity to send Puffing Billy Dixon and his useless bunch a real message from the electorate.. Darloresident
  • Score: 7

9:20am Sun 13 Apr 14

laboursfoe says...

I think darloboss is getting confused with a different ward. I'm not sure what he thinks a Labour council can possible offer the people of Mowden.

Fresh ideas are what is needed, not more of the usual Labour tripe.
I think darloboss is getting confused with a different ward. I'm not sure what he thinks a Labour council can possible offer the people of Mowden. Fresh ideas are what is needed, not more of the usual Labour tripe. laboursfoe
  • Score: 6

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