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Penrith South Ward By-Election result declared

Penrith South Ward By-Election result

Helen Fearon has been elected as the new councillor for Penrith South ward on Eden District Council.

Miss Fearon , who stood for the Conservatives won with 222 votes.

The other candidates were: Dave Knaggs (Labour) 46 votes ; Lee Quinn (Independent) 189 votes ; and Kerryanne Wilde (Putting Cumbria First) 23 votes.

The turnout was 23.6 per cent.

The by-election was held following the death, at the age of 59, of Independent councillor, Paul Connor, in July.

See the Penrith South district ward by-election result page for more details.