Town and parish council election candidates published
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A list of candidates for May’s local elections have been published, with three wards on Sidmouth Town Council and one on Ottery Town Council being contested.
The election will take place on May 7.
The candidates, who were announced by East Devon District Council, are as follows:
Michael Earthey – Independent
Stuart Hughes – Independent
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Simon Pollentine - Independent
Ottery St Mary (Tipton St John)
Geoffrey Pratt – Independent
In several wards for both Sidmouth Town Council and Ottery Town Council, the number of nominations did not exceed the number of seats available.
The seats were therefore uncontested, and those nominated will be automatically elected as councillors on May 7.
The uncontested seats are as follows:
Sidmouth (Salcombe Regis)
Sidmouth (Sidford Village)
Kelvin Dent - Independent
Ottery St Mary (North)
Paul Bartlett – Independent
Josefina Gori – Independent
Ottery St Mary (Town)
Peter Faithfull – Independent
Roger Giles – Independent
Ian Holmes – Independent
Ottery St Mary (West Hill)