Three candidates to stand for Uppingham seat in county council by-election

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A BY-election will be held in Uppingham on Thursday, January 26 from 7am to 10pm.

The by-election is to elect a new Uppingham representative on to Rutland County Council to replace Colin Forsyth who died in October.

The candidates are Carolyn Cartwright. of Main Street, Bisbrooke (Con), Peter Golden. of Peters Way, Bisbrooke, (Lib Dem) and Julie Park. of Main Street, Barrowden, (Lab).

The polling station will be at Uppingham Town Hall and everyone on the electoral register will be sent a voting card.

The new councillor will join Marc Oxley (Lib Dem) and Lucy Stephenson (Con) as a ward councillor for Uppingham.