Local election results - Bexhill St Marks

The Conservatives have made yet another gain, taking a seat from a sitting Independent councillor.

Thomas Graham (Cons) comfortably beat Joanne Gadd by more than 300 votes to take one of the two seats up for grabs in the Bexhill St Marks Ward.

Meanwhile Independent councillor Stuart Earl lives to fight another day, walking away with the lion’s share of the votes.

Full results:

Stuart Earl (Ind) 1,312

Andrew Ellis (UKIP) 608

Timothy Fox (Lab) 318

Joanne Gadd (Ind) 808

Thomas Graham (Cons) 1,148

Brett Mclean (Cons) 671