BREAKING NEWS: David Mellor elected in Mablethorpe Town Council by-election

INDEPENDENT candidate David Mellor has been elected to Mablethorpe Town Council after a by-election on Thursday.

David will take his place on the council representing Mablethorpe North Ward after receiving 297 votes, over half of the overall turnout.

The election was triggered after the resignation of Carl Tebbutt in November.

Labour candidate Steph Carruthers received 143 votes while Daniel Turner got 30 votes and Independent candidate Graham Parkhurst received 28 votes.

Further updates will be made available soon.