Results for the Sedgefield District Council election.
Lucy Howels (Labour) 441 votes
Amanda Foster (BNP) 75 votes
Shirley Bowes (Conservative) 0 votes
Our Shirls failed to attract a single vote, not even her son, Graham. She couldn't even vote for herself because she lives outside the ward she was standing for.
"I knew I wasn't going to win but I hoped I might pick up at least one vote."
Nothing like aiming high, Shirls. That's the spirit girl.