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Council election results live
Updated 5:06pm Friday 23rd May 2014 in News
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- Results due for Crawley Borough, Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils.
- Also expecting Lancing Parish Council and Sompting Parish Council results
- Labour retain control of Hastings Borough Council
So that's it for this live 2014 local election coverage. It's been an exciting day with Labour regaining control of Crawley Borough Council picking up an extra councillor in Hastings.
In Adur and Worthing the Tory predictably stayed in control on the council.
And as for UKIP, they didn't pick up many seats but they surged ahead of many other parties to finish a strong second in many wards.
So all this makes for an interesting start to the final 12 months before next years general election.
A full analysis and break down of results will be featured in tomorrow's Argus
So that's all the wards for Adur and Worthing District Council, it remains in Conservative control but Ukip have picked up some momentum going into next year with some strong second place finishes and a few wins
Ukip pick up 2 more seats in Mash Barn ward at Adur District Council
Worthing, Salvington: Lib 173, Green 181, UKIP 988, Lab 236, Con 1011
So that is Worthing's first Green councillor. Central goes to the Greens by just nine votes (Conservatives in second).
Worthing, Central: Lib 188, Green 610, UKIP 559, Lab 362, Con 601
Worthing, Offington: Lib 194, Green 164, UKIP 798, Lab 191, Con 1240
Adur, Marine: Lib 74, Green 128, UKIP 248, Lab 128, Ind 743
Also interesting Ukip vote in Adur and Worthing seems to be coming from Labour and other left parties
Breakdown of Conservative votes in Adur and Worthing show their support is coming from male and females from 20-70, that is broad appeal
New Conservative councillor for Churchill ward James Butcher has increased the Tory majority from 1 last time out to about 151 this time
Worthing, Marine: Lib 189, Green 264, UKIP 692, Lab 298, Con 1114
Worthing, Goring: Lib 186, Green 217, UKIP 817, Lab 305, Con 1435
Worthing, Gaisford: Lib 300, Green 317, UKIP 537, Lab 312, Con 874
Adur, St Marys: Lib 88, Green 174, UKIP 289, Lab 309, Con 508
Worthing, Selden: Lib 298, Green 199, UKIP 526, Lab 354, Con 601
And now it's Adur and Worthing where the Conservatives appear to be holding firm against a strong Ukip challenge
Adur, Southwick Green: Lib 88, Green 109, UKIP 271, Lab 244, Con 588
Worthing, Tarring: Lib 713, Green 197, UKIP 664, Lab 218, Con 470
Adur, Widewater: Lib 149, UKIP 706, Lab 318, Con 617
Worthing, Castle: Lib 414, Green 88, UKIP 653, Lab 324, Con 702
Worthing, Broadwater: Lib 272, Green 202, UKIP 691, Lab 288, Con 754
Worthing, Heene: Lib 158, Green 507, UKIP 498, Lab 222, Con 714
Worthing, Northbrook: Lib 169, Green 54, UKIP 328, Lab 86, Con 355
Worthing, Durrington: Lib 345, Green 50, UKIP 526, Lab 152, Con 494
Adur, Peverel: Lib 75, UKIP 420, Lab 236, Con 469
Adur, Buckingham: Lib 67, Green 101, UKIP 250, Lab 171, Con 678
Adur, Eastbrook: Lib 138, Green 81, UKIP 325, Lab 262, Con 428
Adur, Cokeham: Lib 318, UKIP 452, Lab 223, Con 317
Adur, Manor: LD120, UKIP 448, LP 168, CP 590
Adur, Hillside: Lib 59, Green 65, UKIP 402, Lab 214, Con 529
Adur, Churchill Ward: LD 217, UKIP 481, Con 631
Adur, Southlands Ward: Lib 55, Green 50, UKIP 371, Lab 250, Con 353
Adur and Worthing results are starting to come through. We will update them by ward as and when.
So the full results are in for Crawley. Our local government reporter is making his way to the Worthing and Adur count. To see the full results for Crawley results click here
It's official, Labour is back in control of Crawley Borough Council
We're very close but a by-election count in Pound Hill South and Worth is causing a bit of a hold up
There's been a slight delay in results announcement while a few wards are checked again, it's very close in some areas
Counters get a well earned break while we wait for results
It's not official yet but it looks like the Conservatives have lost Crawley Borough Council to Labour
We're down to the last few counts now and smiles are starting to develop on certain groups
28 minutes until first results expected and could be significant vote shift in Crawley
Agents called for Ifield, that's the last of Labour's four target seats. There is definitely tension in the air now
Agents being called for Southgate, could be significant for Labour as rumours grow they will take back the council
Ukip don't believe they've taken any seats but could have pushed the Tories into third place in many wards
There's a large Labour contingent gathered around the West Field count, nerves are rising as results edge closer
Strong rumour going around that Labour have the lead in two of their four target seats
Being told some of these wards could come down to as little as 10 or 20 votes, just goes to show that every one counts
Current Conservative council leader Howard Bloom says he just can't predict how this election will go and the parties are dealing with the unknown
We're expecting results to start coming in at 12:30 and they'll come thick and fast
The count has started in Broadfield South
Labour have targeted four key wards (Broadfield South, Ifield, Southgate and West Green) they need to take three of these seats and not lose any of their own to take back control of the council
This is the current make up of the council 20 Conservatives, 16 Labour and 1 Ukip
I'm now here at the beginning of the count in Crawley, it's still early but there is a buzz around the K2 centre. Crawley is a key marginal seat for Labour who will be hoping to take the council back ahead of the general election next year
Results are already in for Hastings, with Labour retaining control of the council.
For our full story click here
The Argus local government reporter Mike Davies will first be in Crawley before making his way to Adur and Worthing for the results and full reaction.
Reporter Ben James will be in the office rounding up all the results and reaction.
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Hello and welcome to our local election live blog. We will be bringing you all the latest results from Crawley Borough Council, Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council.
We are also expecting the results from Lancing Parish Council and Sompting Parish Council.
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