Torrington by-election on Thursday

District council vacancy to be filled at election on Thursday.

A by-election will take place in Torrington on Thursday following the resignation of Councillor Geoff Lee.

Five candidates will go up against each other for the Torrington ward vacancy on Torridge District Council.

The candidates are David Cox, Independent; Adrian Freeland, Independent; Robin Julian, UKIP; Phil Pester, Conservative; Cathrine Simmons, Green.

Polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm at Torrington Community College, in Calvesford Road, and Torrington Methodist Church in Windy Ridge.

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