New councillor for Walsden

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Walsden ward has a new councillor representing it on Todmorden Town Council.

A by-election following Mark Gledhill’s stepping down saw Labour’s Rachel Brandwood elected with 261 votes, ahead of second placed Joe Rez (Liberal Democrat) with 153 votes. The Green Party’s Robin Asby received 28 votes and Chris Jackson (National Front) got 27 votes.