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Local Election Results: Wednesfield North

CONSERVATIVES HOLD – Neil Clarke retains a Conservative seat. LABOUR GAIN – Rita Potter gains a seat for Labour . Name Description Votes Majority BAMBER Alan William Liberal Democrats 720 BISBEY Catherine Victoria The Conservative Party Candidate 2108 CLARKE Neil John The Conservative Party Candidate 2264 Elected JENKINS Carole Ann Liberal Democrats 748 POTTER Rita […]

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Local Election Results: Wednesfield South

CONSERVATIVES HOLD – Matthew Holdcroft retains his seat with a majority of 418. Name Description Votes Majority GAKHAL Bhupinder The Labour Party Candidate 1918 HOLDCROFT Matthew The Conservative Party Candidate 2366 448 WILLIAMS Oliver Roy Liberal Democrats 884 Ballot papers issued 5215 Electorate 8306 % poll 62.79% See all council election results here.

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General Election Result: Wolverhampton North East

LABOUR HOLD – Despite a night of Conservative gains across the Black Country, Wolverhampton North East remains Labour territory with candidate Emma Reynolds becoming MP for the constituency and replacing retiring MP Ken Purchase who had held the seat since 1992. Labour won with a majority of 2,484 votes, despite a 9.0% swing to the […]

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Election 2010: Don’t forget to vote today!

The day is finally upon us – today is your chance to have your say in both local and national elections! Be sure to check out our Election 2010 posts here. Polling stations are open from 7am – 10pm and you can find out where you local one is here.

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Election 2010: Parliamentary Candidate Messages

We recently attempted to contact all of the Parliamentary candidates standing for Wolverhampton North East in the general election to ask them if they had a message for the readers of WV11 – the people who can choose to elect them in this Thursday’s general election. Unfortunately we were only able to find contact emails […]

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The Eviction of Louisa Watts

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLg3DC8i7b8[/youtube] This powerful video highlighting the plight of 106 year-old Louisa Watts who was evicted from her care home Underhill House in Bushbury recently appeared online. The video urges voters to ‘evict’ the 8 councillors who voted to close the home. Louisa’s 78 year-old son Derek Watts (of Ashmore Park) is standing as an independent […]

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Election 2010: Your local candidates explained

Whilst WV11 aims to stay away from politics as much as possible, we feel it’s our responsibility to help make members of our local community aware of their options when it comes to local and national elections. Hopefully this post will do that. General Information When polls open for voting on Thursday 6th May you […]