ELECTION RESULTS: Market Rasen, North Wolds, Ancholme Cliff and Welton Rural stay true blue

Conservative councillors have held their seats in the Market Rasen Wolds, Welton Rural, Ancholme Cliff and North Wolds in the Lincolnshire County Council elections.

Turnout was low, just 28 per cent in Market Rasen where Burt Keimach only just retained his seat for another three years under stiff competition from Michael Ranby of UKIp, only 39 votes separated the pair. Lid Dem Guy Grainger was third with Labour’s Lynne Goodall fourth and Independent Geoff Wiseman fifth.

In the North Wolds Ward, where turnout was also 28 per cent, Tony Turner easily held his seat by more than 500 votes. Sue Rawlins also held on to her seat in the Welton Rural ward.

Lewis Strange was another easy winner on the night, holding his Ancholme Cliff seat with 1,142 votes.