Election night special..........................
Updated Friday 1820hrs;
Bacup Irwell ward
Kevin Bryan /NF 170
Latest news is that the BNP have lost all their seats in Stoke on Trent including long time nationalist Steve Batkin. All four Councillors now gone.
News from the count in Rochdale is the NF's Peter Greenwood has polled approximately 7%. They are awaiting counting of postal votes there and sending of votes to AV referendum.
Balderstone & Kirkholt ward - Rochdale
Lib/Dem - 869
Con - 332
Lab - 1241
NF - 190
EFP candidate Mark Leat finished second in Sandford Hill ward, Stoke on Trent, with 239 votes (19.2%).