BIDEFORD Town Council will co-opt a new councillor at a full town council meeting on Thursday night. Nine people have volunteered to fill the vacancy left by Lib Dem councillor Myrna Bushell, who resigned from the council last October claiming she was no

BIDEFORD Town Council will co-opt a new councillor at a full town council meeting on Thursday night.Nine people have volunteered to fill the vacancy left by Lib Dem councillor Myrna Bushell, who resigned from the council last October claiming she was no longer taken seriously by other councillors after details of her job as a strippergram and chatline girl were revealed.The nine candidates for the Bideford North seat are: Gaston Dezart; Lorna Van Emmenis; Emma Farrington; Brian Halstead; Paul Naisbett; Matthew Osborne; Philip Pennington; Philippa Ratcliff and Alan Rayner.