and Lib Dem candidates to fight by-election race in Highbridge
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have confirmed they are to
field candidates in Highbridge when a by-election is held there
people put forward their names before the nominations closed on
Friday evening to compete for a vacant position on the Town Council.
Dommett will represent the Conservatives while Victoria Weavell
will be the Lib Dem candidate - both are pictured above.
Faun, spokeswoman for the district council's election department,
confirmed the by-election will be held on Thursday 12th November
between 7am and 10pm. Polling cards will be despatched to those
registered to vote in the ward.
by-election has been called after the previous councillor for
Highbridge stood down for personal reasons.
said: "I am a young mum with two small children and come
from a politically active family here in Burnham. Like many, I
moved away to University for my education but now I'm back home
and am looking forward to representing Highbridge residents if
said: "I served on the Board of Homes in Sedgemoor, have
been a member of the Audit Committee, and been a Highbridge representative
on The Tenants Voice. I believe in standing up for our community.
I will campaign for a safer community, support independent shops
and fight for local jobs and opportunities. I want to improve
the lives of people and help them do the best possible for their