Westbourne by-election for district council

FIVE candidates have been nominated to stand for the Westbourne ward at the Chichester District Council by-election this month.

The by-election will take place on Thursday, October 17. The polling station will be open from 7am until 10pm at Westbourne Church Hall, Westbourne Road. Poll cards have been sent to all registered electors.

The by-election has been called after the resignation of councillor Maureen Elliott.

The candidates are Alicia Denny (UKIP), Mark Dunn (Conservative), Andrew Emerson (Patria), Thomas Brian French (Green Party) and Phillip MacDougall (Liberal Democrat).

The successful candidate will serve on the district council until May, 2015.