Election result: East Brighton

Labour held all three seats in East Brighton – one its safest wards. Labour group leader Warren Morgan and Gill Mitchell were re-elected along with newcomer Maggie Barradell, wife of former council chief executive John Barradell. East Brighton (3 seats) Maggie Barradell,...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 5:19 pm

Election result: Patcham

The Conservatives have held all three seats in Patcham – one of their safest wards. Councillor Geoffrey Theobald and his wife Councillor Carol Theobald were re-elected along with Lee Wares who takes the seat formerly held by Brian Pidgeon who has retired. Patcham (3 seats)...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 5:07 pm

Election result: Rottingdean Coastal

The Conservatives held all three seats in Rottingdean Coastal, with one of them, Joe Miller, becoming the youngest ever member of Brighton and Hove City Council at 20 years old. Joe Miller paid tribute to his predecessor David Smith who retired at the election after 38 years as a...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 4:41 pm

Election result: Hanover and Elm Grove

The Greens kept both their Hanover and Elm Grove seats – as did Labour by-election winner Emm Daniel. Dick Page and David Gibson are the two new Greens. They replace outgoing Green councillors Bill Randall and Liz Wakefield. Hanover and Elm Grove (3 seats) Rachel Bates,...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 4:31 pm

Election result: North Portslade

Labour held both seats in North Portslade. Peter Atkinson won the seat formerly held by veteran councillor Bob Carden who has retired. And Penny Gilbey kept her seat. North Portslade (2 seats) Bernie Akehurst, UKIP, 810 Peter Atkinson, Labour, 1,963 Andy Barber, Trade Unionist...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:56 pm

Election result: Brunswick and Adelaide

The Greens have held their two seats in Brunswick and Adelaide ward. Ollie Sykes said that it was a huge privilege to have been re-relected and he promised that he and Councillor Mac Cafferty would continue to work hard in the ward and for the city. Brunswick and Adelaide (2...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:47 pm

Election result: Hove Park

The voters of Hove Park returned sitting Conservative councillors Jayne Bennett and Vanessa Brown. Hove Park (2 seats) Bob Bailey, Liberal Democrat, 479 Jayne Bennett*, Conservative, 3,752 Ivan Bonsell, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, 47 Vanessa Brown*, Conservative,...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:36 pm

Election result: South Portslade

Labour held both seats in South Portslade. Long-serving councillor Les Hamilton and Alan Robins were both returned for another four-year term on Brighton and Hove City Council. Councillor Hamilton, 73, a former school teacher, was first elected in 1971. Councillor Robins said...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:28 pm

Election result: Central Hove

Labour took a seat from the Greens in Central Hove, with Conservative councillor Andrew Wealls holding his seat. Clare Moonan won the seat formerly held by Christopher Hawtree who stepped aside to run for Parliament in Hove at the general election. Central Hove (2 seats) Beatrice...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:18 pm

Election result: Woodingdean

The Conservatives have held their two seats in Woodingdean. Dee Simson was re-elected and will be joined on Brighton and Hove City Council by newly elected Steve Bell. Councillor Bell takes the place of Geoff Wells, who has retired. Woodingdean (2 seats) Alexis Bear, Green, 412...
Posted On 09 May 2015 at 3:07 pm