By-elections to be held in Seaford

By-elections will be held in Seaford on Thursday March 27 for seats on Seaford Town Council.

Seats are up for grabs in Seaford East and Seaford North Wards.

There will be two locations to vote in Seaford East ward: St Lukes Church Hall, Walmer Rd, Seafordand Seaford Head School (Sutton Avenue) entrance.

In Seaford North Ward there will also be two locations to vote: Cradle Hill Community Primary School, in Lexden Rd, Seaford and Sutton Hall, at Downs Leisure Centre, in Sutton Road, Seaford.

A total of eight candidates for Seaford East Ward are: Matthew Basford, the Labour Party; Ian Cairns, Liberal Democrats; George Cork, UKIP, Paul De Courcy Bower, Liberal Democrats; Roger Foxwell, The Conservative Party; Jim Lord, The Conservative Party; Linda Lord, UKIP and Helen Renson, Labour Party.

Three candidates are standing for by-election on Seaford Town Council for Seaford North Ward.

They are Lorna Jones, Labour; Anthony White, Independent and Tracey Willis, Conservative.

Lewes District Coiuncil said polling cards were being delivered now which will show either East or North Ward.

Polling stations will be open from 7am – 10pm on polling day.

Seaford has five wards: Central, East, West, North and South.

There are four town councillors representing the residents within each of those wards, giving a total of 20 councillors, including a mayor and deputy mayor. To find out more visit