East of the M60‘s look at 2019’s local election results
- Lee Huntbach becomes Tameside’s first ever Green Party councillor;
- Shibley Alam gains Hyde Werneth seat from Conservatives – with a slender majority of five;
- So near yet so far for Stalybridge Town Party candidates;
- Plus details of the Mossley Town Council parish election results.
In what was supposedly not the best of nights for the Labour and Conservative parties, Labour maintained its hold in the Tameside MBC chambers. Throughout the North West of England, independent candidates and local parties had chipped away at the major parties.