Paul Baines (Con) has been elected as the new ward councillor for Anstey following a by-election on Thursday, December 20.
Cllr Baines secured 523 votes while Labour candidate Glyn McAllister secured 507 votes. The turnout was 18.84%.
The by-election was called following the sad death of Cllr John Sutherington.
It leaves the political make-up of the borough council as:
- 42 Conservative
- 9 Labour
- One Independent