Who are the candidates for the elections in the Sewell district of Norwich?
Residents of part of Norwich will go to the polls this week, in an election that had been postponed due to the death of one of the candidates.
Elections in the Sewell neighborhood were due to take place on May 6 but were suspended following the death of Conservative candidate Eve Collishaw.
Miss Collishaw, the former Lord Mayor of Norwich, had represented both Norfolk County Council and Norwich City Council, but died, aged 76, in April.
The reorganized elections will take place on Thursday, June 17, with polling stations open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The count takes place overnight.
At the county council level, Julie Brociek-Coulton of Labor seeks to retain the division she has occupied for eight years.
She was a comfortable winner in 2017, with a majority of 1,125 over the second-place Tories.
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The Liberal Democrat is Helen Arundell, while Simon Jones is the Conservative candidate.
The green candidate is Adrian Holmes, who was previously a municipal councilor for Wensum and Mancroft.
In the city council election, Laura McCarney-Gray of Labor defends the neighborhood she won for the first time in 2019.
The Greens are fielding Gary Champion, while Tory County and Lib Dem candidates are also running for the City Division.
Voting cards will show where people should go to vote, with polling stations at Rosebery Road Methodist Church, Silver Road Community Center, Christ Church Center and St Mary Magdalene Church.
Due to coronavirus safety measures, people are asked to take their own pen or pencil to mark ballots and will be asked to wear masks to enter polling stations.
After the May 6 election, the Tories tightened their control over Norfolk County Council.
They held 58 divisions, Labor 11, Liberal Democrats eight, Greens three and Independents three.
However, the resignation of Tory Thomas Smith, who represented Gaywood South, to accept a job offer in London, means a by-election for his division will take place.
Norwich City Council remains under Labor control. They have 27 advisers, the Greens nine and the Liberal Democrats three.