The results of the local council elections are now in. One third of the 51 council seats on Bury Council (including one here in Ramsbottom) were up for election.
Labour gained 1 seat from Independent Labour. The Conservatives took 1 seat from Labour, as did the Liberal Democrats. Labour now have a majority of 19 seats on Bury Council.
The new balance on Bury Council is: Labour 35 seats, Conservatives 12, Liberal Democrats 2, and Independent 2.
The result here in Ramsbottom was:
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Effective electorate: 9,129. Spoiled votes: 26. Poll: 72.3%. Conservative hold.