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Cheltenham Borough Council local election results

By This is Gloucestershire  |  Posted: May 07, 2010

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The below are the results for the borough council election in Cheltenham.

The leading Liberal Democrat group has extended its control of the council, ousting Conservative group leader Stuart Hutton, but Cheltenham Town chairman Paul Baker has failed in his bid to be re-elected in Charlton Park.

Just one vote separated Lib Dem big-hitter Andrew McKinlay from sitting Tory David Hall in Up Hatherley - and it was the Liberal who clinched the seat.

​Cheltenham Borough Council

All Saints
Peter Christensen, Conservatives 937
Diana Hale, Labour 190
Ian Lander, Green 164
Charles Stewart, Liberal Democrats 1,420 ELECTED

Battledown
Paul McCloskey, Liberal Democrats 1,438
Paul McClain, Conservatives 1,563 - ELECTED

Benhall and The Reddings
Nigel Britter, Liberal Democrats 1,701 - ELECTED
Chris Mason, Conservatives 1,241
Birgit Whitman, Green 155

Charlton Kings
Sarah Field, Green 222
Helena McCloskey, Liberal Democrats 1,611 - ELECTED
Chris Ryder, Conservatives 1,537

Charlton Park
Paul Baker, Liberal Democrats 1,512
Penny Hall, Conservatives 1,641 - ELECTED

College
Victoria Angelo-Thomson, Green 223
Garth Barnes, Liberal Democrats 1,664 - ELECTED
Charlie Perkins, Conservatives 1,175

Hester’s Way
Richard East, Conservatives 829
Simon Wheeler, Liberal Democrats 1,767 - ELECTED

Lansdown
Barbara Driver, Conservatives 1,361 - ELECTED
John Heywood, Green 205
Leone Meyer, Liberal Democrats 1,186

Leckhampton
Ian Bickerton, Liberal Democrats 1,639 - ELECTED
Timothy Bonsor, Green 216
Tim Harman, Conservatives 1,506

Oakley (two seats)
Clive Harriss, Labour 282
Colin Hay, Liberal Democrats 1,174 - ELECTED
Rowena Hay, Liberal Democrats 1,066 - ELECTED
Brian Hughes, Labour 294
Mireille Weller, Conservatives 646
Nathan Weller, Conservatives 583

Park
Alexis Cassin, Liberal Democrats 1,585
Rob Garnham, Conservatives 1,917 - ELECTED
Jon Stubbings, Green 257

Pittville
Geraldine Beaty, Conservatives 863
Cathy Green, Green 151
Diane Hibbert People Against Bureaucracy 971 - ELECTED
John Oates, Liberal Democrats 966

Prestbury
Heiman Chan, Liberal Democrats 754
Terence Derry, Conservatives 842
Les Godwin People Against Bureaucracy 1,798 - ELECTED

Springbank (two seats)
Peter Jeffries, Liberal Democrats 1,688 - ELECTED
Leon Mekitarian, Conservatives - 729
John Morris, Liberal Democrats 1,626 - ELECTED
Helen Smith, Conservatives 746

St Mark’s
Michael Bourne, Conservatives 804
Rod Gay, Labour 290
Sandra Holliday, Liberal Democrats 1,517 - ELECTED
Sherri Williams, Green 131

St Paul’s
Adrian Becker, Green 210
Greg Patton, Conservatives 518
Jon Walklett, Liberal Democrats 1,347 - ELECTED

St Peter’s
Robert Irons, Labour 271
Emma Logan, Conservatives 847
Pat Thornton, Liberal Democrats 1,685 - ELECTED

Swindon Village
John Hardman, Conservatives 925
Paul Massey, Liberal Democrats 1,728 - ELECTED

Up Hatherley
David Hall, Conservatives 1,469
Matthew Hodgkinson, Green 125
Andrew McKinlay, Liberal Democrats 1,470 - ELECTED
Neville Mozley, Labour 129

Warden Hill
Stuart Hutton, Conservatives 1,463
Josephine Teakle, Liberal Democrats 1,540 - ELECTED
Adam Van Coevorden, Green 219

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    David Reynolds, Up Hatherley  |  May 10 2010, 10:32AM

    Losing by 1 vote is just so unfair, especially after 4 recounts, but David Hall (Up Hatherley Ward) was quite laid back by the situation when I spoke to him later that day. He said he would have more time to persue his own interests, but would still carry on as a Parish Councillor for Up Hatherley, a position he has held for nearly 30 years.

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    Irritated, Cheltenham  |  May 08 2010, 6:36PM

    Even now that the results are actually on here, the format is hopeless. Would it be too much to ask for the totals to be in there?? The Chelt borough website is much better.

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    Neil, Cheltenham  |  May 07 2010, 2:46PM

    Most people already know who their candidates were, I thought you were going to post the winners!!!

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    Matt H, Cheltenham  |  May 07 2010, 1:14PM

    Agreed, Pingu. The manner of the count in Cheltenham has been very poor, and so too it seems is the reporting.....

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    pingu, Hesters Way  |  May 07 2010, 1:04PM

    erm ... these aren't results, they are just a list of candidates and wards listed alphabetically. Change the headline please.

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