By-election in Taunton North

County Councillor Claire Gordon has today resigned from the Council on grounds of ill health.

Cllr Gordon has been a councillor for 22 years, representing the Taunton North ward for the last 18 years.

A by-election to fill the vacancy will be held on 7 May, at the same time as the General, District and Town and Parish Council Elections. Details will be publicised in due course.