Raja Miah pulled off the surprise of the night as he gained the hotly contested Hyde Werneth seat in Tameside.
Rochdale Council Elections 2012 round-up: Labour joy continues in Rochdale as party snatch 17 of the 20 seats contested
Labour is celebrating sweeping victories across Rochdale tonight, winning in 17 of the 20 contested wards.
Oldham Council Elections 2012 round-up: Labour landslide victory sees Conservative seats reduced to just two
Labour’s landslide victory in Oldham’s council election last night cast a dark shadow on the Conservatives meagre outcome.
Bolton Council Elections 2012 round-up: Greens and BNP steal votes from Liberal Democrats, as Labour keep hold
The Greens and the BNP capitalised on Liberal Democrats vote slipping in Bolton’s local council elections last night.
By Claire Holden and Gareth Westmorland Labour dominated in Oldham by winning an additional nine seats and losing none during
A young star was born on election night as 20-year-old Leigh Drennan became the youngest councillor in Tameside history.
Councillors at this year’s Bolton council election were left on tenterhooks as disillusioned voters stayed at home on polling day.
Tory Tameside candidate who attacked BNP as ‘racist c***s’ continues assault after fourth loss by party
A Conservative candidate who slammed the BNP as a ‘bunch of racist c***s’ in Tameside, launched a fresh attack on their politics
Labour had a spectacular night in Tameside claiming a near clean sweep as the Tories suffered a damaging night at the polls.
The Lib Dems were crushed by minority parties in last night’s shock election results in Bolton.
Labour narrowly avoids defeat in Wigan’s Atherleigh ward after facing opposition from independent candidates
Labour long-standing candidate Susan Loudon’s hopes came true last night at the local elections after voters put their trust in her, again.