Full list of the candidates fighting Hitchin Oughton’s by-election on Thursday

There is a by-election in Hitchin's Oughton ward.

There is a by-election in Hitchin's Oughton ward. - Credit: Archant

There is a North Herts District Council by-election on Thursday in Hitchin in the Oughton Ward.

The vote came about as the previous councillor, Simon Watson moved away from the area.

The candidates in alphabetical order are:

Farrow, Serena Elizabeth, 66 Watersmeet, Hitchin. Conservative.

Howe, George Winston, 15 Hampden Road, Hitchin. Green.

McDonald, Jackie, 47 Moss Way, Hitchin. Independent.

Peace, Louise, 7 Arlesey Road. Lib Dems.

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Stears-Handscomb, Martin, 26 Farthing Drive, Letchworth. Labour and Co-Operative.

Voting runs from 7am to 10pm at the new Westmill Community Centre.

For more information visit www.north-herts.gov.uk/home/elections-and-voting/forthcoming-elections.