Former Mayor of Lewes wins by-election

Independent Graham Mayhew has been elected to fill the vacancy in Priory Ward on Lewes Town Council.

The former Mayor of Lewes was a convincing winner in Thursday’s by-election, polling 645 votes.

He finished ahead of Adam Barker (Green Party) with 445 votes, Pamela Lewis (Labour) 338, Joyce Bell (Liberal Democrats) 324, and Richard Turner (Conservative) 122.