Northumberland County Council election latest: Win for long-standing Wooler councillor

Anthony Murray
Anthony Murray

Anthony Murray held on to his Wooler seat with a huge majority of more than 500 votes.

The Conservative candidate landed a convincing victory with 850 votes.

Those to miss out were Lib Dem Rosemary Cott (110 votes), UKIP’s Gavin Egdell (272 votes) and Labour’s David Williams (91 votes).

The percentage turnout for Wooler was 38.8 per cent.