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Tories retain three Bradley Stoke seats on South Glos Council but lose one to Labour

A candidate from the Labour Party has won one of the four Bradley Stoke seats on South Gloucestershire Council, meaning that the Conservatives no longer hold all the town’s seats for the first time since 2011. The Bradley Stoke South ward has two new councillors after John Bradbury (Labour) topped the poll with 969 votes followed by Ben Randles (Conservative) on 915 votes…

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Voters will need to show photo ID at the local elections on Thursday 4th May

Residents of the Stokes are being reminded that photo identification will be required in order to vote in person at a polling station in the upcoming local elections on Thursday 4th May. You may already have a form of photo ID that is acceptable, such as a passport or driving licence. Voters without an accepted form of photo ID can apply online for a free Voter Authority Certificate.

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