Revealed: Sidmouth’s new town councillors
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The results of the Sidmouth Town Council election are in and three more new faces are among the representatives.
Social enterprise director Louise Cole and shop owner John Rayson have been elected in the West ward, alongside Graham Liverton, an incumbent with 30 years’ experience.
Michael Earthey, a former soldier, has joined Stuart Hughes and Dawn Manley in the North ward.
The electorate in the Primley ward have returned councillors Simon Pollentine and Jeff Turner, the council’s current vice chairman.
The remaining five wards were uncontested when the town went to the polling booth on Thursday.
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Frances Newth returns as a councillor for the East ward, and is now joined by Marc Kilsbie, a shop owner.
Salcombe Regis councillors Ian Barlow and David Barratt have been returned unopposed, as have Jack Brokenshire and Ian McKenzie-Edwards in the Sidford ward.
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In the Sidbury ward, town council chairman John Hollick is being joined by standing councillor David Addis, who moved from the Primley ward.
John Dyson and Kelvin Dent are again the South ward councillors and will be joined by a newcomer - website designer Paul Wright.