Jez Beezley elected town councillor for Ridgewood with 225 of 418 votes in a by-election yesterday.

Jez Beesley is new town councillor for Ridgewood

Jeremy Beesley has been elected as the new Uckfield town councillor for Ridgewood.

Votes were cast by 418 people – that’s 14.90% of the total number eligible to vote.

Jeremy who is known locally as Jez, stood as an Independent, and is a member of the Trust Independent Group in Uckfield. He polled 225 votes.

Gareth Looker, chairman of the Uckfield Labour party received 193 votes.

Gareth Looker

Gareth Looker, Labour, who polled 193 out of a total 418 in the Ridgewood by-election.

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