The votes have been counted and Gordon Oliver has been re elected as Mayor.
The result was announced just before 7.45pm this evening.
This is Gordon Oliver’s second term as Mayor.
Dennis Brewer (Lib dems) came a close second with UKIP’s Julien Parrot coming third:
BREWER, Dennis (LD) – 18,722
BROOK, Martin Robert (IND) – 5,846
COLLEY, Susie (IND) – 7,541…
COWELL, Darren John (LAB) – 8,119
NEALE, Pamela (IND) – 1,249
OLIVER, Gordon Malcolm (CON) – 19,343
PARROTT, Julien Henry (UKIP) – 11,325
And the 100+ comments on our Facebook page make for an interesting read.