Sedgemoor District Council results

CONSERVATIVES have remained strong in Sedgemoor after Friday s local elections. Although the Tories triumphed overall at the district council elections in Bridgwater, the Liberal Democrats gained three more district seats, all in the Highbridge ward. The

CONSERVATIVES have remained strong in Sedgemoor after Friday's local elections.Although the Tories triumphed overall at the district council elections in Bridgwater, the Liberal Democrats gained three more district seats, all in the Highbridge ward.The Tories kept their 35 seats, remaining the same as the last elections in 2003. Labour lost three seats and now only has 11, compared to 14 in 2003. Axe Vale ward winner John Denbee, Berrow winner Tony Grimes and Brent North winner Andrew Gilling all went through the election process uncontested.Parish and town council votes are still being counted.SEDGEMOOR DISTRICT COUNCIL RESULTSAxbridge (one seat)Winner: Elizabeth Scott (Con/406)Loser: Colette Winfield (Lib Dem/156)Axe Vale (one seat)Winner: John Denbee (Con) duly elected, no contestBerrow (one seat)Winner: Tony Grimes (Con) duly elected, no contestBrent North (one seat)Winners Andrew Gilling (Con) duly elected, no contestBurnham North (three seats)Winners: Peter Clayton (Con/1442), Dennis Davey (Con/1375), Neville Jones (Con/1110)Losers: Derrick Cooper (Lab/417), Adrian Petoud (Lib Dem/589), Allan Townsend (Lib Dem/556), Rod Winfield (Lib Dem/563)Burnham South (three seats)Winners: Eric Gill (Con/933), Michael Mansfield (Lib Dem/931), Arthur Thorogood (Con/939)Losers: Nicky Livings (Lib Dem/811), John Morgan (Con/852), Hilary Rose (Lib Dem/849)Cheddar and Shipham (three seats)Winners: Peter Downing (Con/1006), Dawn Hill (Con/1189), Jeff Savage (Con/1084)Losers: Brian Corney (Lab/257), Gill Davies (Indp/372), Suzanne Green (Lib Dem/527), Norma Scanlon (Lab/285), Thomas Scott (Lab/187)Highbridge (three seats)Winners: John Laband (Lib Dem/590), Joe Leach (Lib Dem/714), Danny Titcombe (Lib Dem/611)Losers: Joyce Curtis (Lab/393), Linda Davis (Lab/323), Sheila Forrester (Lab/297), Janet Keen (Con/412), Roger Keen (Con/418), Patrick Simpson (Con/350)Huntspill and Pawlett (two seats)Winners: Michael Herbert (Con/725), Jane Moreton (Con/870)Losers: Ian Wallace (Lib Dem/288)Knoll (one seat)Winners: Robert Filmer (Con/735)Losers: Nina O'Reilly (Lib Dem/140)Sandford (one seat)Winners: Ann Bown (Con/779)Losers: Janice Beasley (Lib Dem/130), Elizabeth Leavy (Lab/121)Wedmore and Mark (two seats)Winners: Diana Bayliss (Con/1100), Richard Burden (Con/1028)Losers: Rosemary Hasler (Lib Dem/410), Andrew Merryfield (Lab/195), David Sisson (Lib Dem/388)

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