THE names of district and parish council candidates standing in the 5th May 2011 district elections have been published by Bassetlaw Council.
This year there are nine Tory seats, six Labour seats and one Independent ward up for grabs.
The authority is currently made up of 23 Conservative councillors, 22 Labour councillors and three Independents. This means Labour only need to gain one net seat from the Tories to take control of the council.
The candidates and their parties for the district election in the Retford area are -
Barry Albert Bowles, Conservative
Grace Pengelly, Labour
Peter John Thompson, Liberal Democrat
James Trebor Arthur Napier, Labour
John Ogle, Conservative
East Retford East
James Walter Holland, Conservative
Carol Palmer, Labour
East Retford North
Adele Mumby, Labour
Mike Pugsley, Conservative
June Evans, Labour
Dianne Hare, Conservative
Jeff Rickells, Conservative
Pam Skelding, Labour
Michael Tom Gary, Conservative
Mark Peter Hunter, Liberal Democrat
Aidan Mann, Labour
Hugh Burton, Independent
Party statements will be published in this week’s Worksop Guardian.