Local election results: Bexhill Central Ward

The Conservatives have two more councillors after winning both seats available for Bexhill Central Ward.

Joy Hughes had a convincing win with 824 votes, whilst Abul Azad gained 735 votes - just 26 votes more than his closest rival.

The full results:

Abul Azad (Cons) 735

Paul Courtel (Lab) 709

Andrew Crotty 79

Joy Hughes (Con) 824

Ruairi McCourt (Lab) 603

Michael Plews (Ind) 347

Paul Plim (Ind) 355

John Tunbridge (Lib Dem) 226