Published: May 4, 2011
Countdown to local elections underway in Burnham-On-Sea

The final countdown is underway for tomorrow's local elections when voters in Burnham-On-Sea will head to polling stations to elect parish and district councillors.

Residents will also be taking part in the UK referendum on whether the current 'first past the post system' should be replaced by the Alternative Vote system.

Voting stations open at 7am and close at 10pm on Thursday (May 5th). The results of the district and parish elections will be announced on Friday afternoon and will be available here on

The local candidates standing in the Burnham area elections are:

Berrow (one councillor to be elected): Tony Gore (LibDem); Tony Grimes (Con); Rob Kail-Dyke (Lab).

Burnham Central (three): Michael Clarke (Con); Dennis Davey (Con); Phil Harvey (LibDem); Paul Herbert (Con); Kate Lawson (LibDem); Tom Nicholls (LibDem).

Burnham North (three): Becki Bond (LibDem); Peter Laurence Burridge-Clayton (Con); Neville Jones (Con); Angie Leach (LibDem); Bethan Rebecca Lee (LibDem); Janty Marsden (Lab); Louise Parkin (Con); Ken Smout (Con).

Highbridge and Burnham Marine (three): Linda Elizabeth Davis (Lab); Helen Dawn Tania Groves (LibDem); Ricky Hopkins (Lab); Janet Anita Keen (Con); Roger Charles Keen (Con); Joe Leach (LibDem); Mike Mansfield; Andy Merryfield (Lab); Alan Michael Miller (LibDem); Chris Williams (Ind); John Charles Woodman (Con).

Huntspill and Pawlett (one): Jane Charlotte Moreton (Con); Billie Skuse (LibDem).

Knoll (two): Bob Filmer (Con); Sheila Rachel Forrester (Lab); Andrew Gilling (Con); Bill Hancock (LibDem); Raymond Kenneth Leach (LibDem).

Wedmore and Mark (two): Diana Bayliss (Con); Richard Burden (Con); Wayne Raymond Hahn (LibDem); Gay Hector (Lab); Stephen Mewes (LibDem).


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