Voters set to choose police boss and new councillor

Parish council election news.
Parish council election news.

Voters will go to the polls tomorrow (Thursday) to choose new Police and Crime Commissioner for the areas and to select a district councillor in a by-election.

The elections take place on Thursday and polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm.

Standing for the Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner role are: Victoria Ayling (UKIP), Marc Jones (Con), Lucinda Preston (Lab) and Daniel Simpson (Lincolnshire Independents).

They will replace Independent Alan Hardwick.

In Leicestershire, the candidates are: Lord Willy Bach (Lab), Neil Bannister (Con), Sarah Hill (Lib Dem) and David Sprason (UKIP), replacing Sir Clive Loader (Con).

A South Kesteven district councillor vacancy has also arisen on the Deeping St James ward and a by-election will be held to fill the 

Those standing are: Steve Benn (Con), Adam Brookes (Lib Dem), Lisa Holmes (Lab) and Gerhard Lohmann-Bond (Green Party).