Polling stations open for Kenton by-election

Five candidates standing for former Conservative seat

VOTERS have been making their way to polling stations for the Kenton ward by-election.

Stations will remain open until 10pm tonight.

The election was called following the death of Conservative Cllr Arthur Steel from cancer on New Year’s Day.

Five candidates are standing, one each from the Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems, Greens and an independent.

Voting stations are located at Lindsay Park Baptist Church Hall, in The Mall, Claremont High School, in The Greenway, Uxendon Manor Primary School, in Vista Way, St John’s United Reformed Church Hall, in Woodcock Hill, Mount Stewart Junior School, Mount Stewart Avenue, Kenton.