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Lib Dems secure Town Council by-election success

January 19, 2018 1:00 PM

Cllr Vanessa FiorelliThe second of two Town Council by-elections in Wiltshire this week saw Lib Dem Vanessa Fiorelli win the vacant Melksham Town Council South seat.

The by-election, held after the sad passing of Lib Dem councillor Andy Hinchcliffe, saw the Lib Dems secure victory ahead of the Conservatives in second place.

Success in Melksham followed Lib Dem Adrian Foster's narrow defeat in the Calne North Town Council by-election the night before.

Full results

Melksham TC, Melksham South

Lib Dem Vanessa Fiorelli 285, Conservative 258, Labour 183, Independent 130 Lib Dem HOLD.

Calne TC, Calne North

Conservative 232, Lib Dem Adrian Foster 178, Labour 175 Conservative GAIN from Labour.