Harrogate district elections: updates from the count

The centre area of Harrogate.  091109M1s.
The centre area of Harrogate. 091109M1s.

Reporters Laura Hill and Dan Windham are at the Harrogate district election count in the Harrogate International Centre, with results expected thick and fast.

From Bilton to Knaresborough East, Ripon Minster to Woodfield, 19 wards are up this year.

In the wake of the general election, completed in Harrogate in the early hours of this morning, when Conservative Andrew Jones held the seat and increased his majority, local candidates are anxious to see what results will turn out to be on a district level.

The numbers for each ward are to follow as they are revealed at the count.


Bilton: Lib Dem hold - 1,239 votes

Granby: Lib Dem hold - 1,090 votes

Harlow Moor: Conservative hold - 1,734 votes

High Harrogate: Conservative hold - 1,517 votes

Hookstone: Lib Dem hold - 1,467 votes

Knaresborough East: Conservative hold - 955 votes

Knaresborough King James: Conservative hold - 1,295 votes

Knaresborough Scriven Park: Conservative hold - 1,411 votes

Low Harrogate: Conservative hold - 1,484 votes

New Park: Lib Dem hold - 995 votes

Pannal: Conservative hold - 2,122 votes

Ripon Minster: Conservative hold - 783 votes

Ripon Moorside: Conservative gain - 790 votes

Ripon Spa: Conservative hold - 1,337 votes

Rossett: Conservative hold - 2,268 votes

Saltergate: Conservative hold - 1,321 votes

Starbeck: Lib Dem hold - 992 votes

Stray: Conservative hold - 1,782 votes

Woodfield: Lib Dem hold - 770 votes

For comment from the count, and results as they happen, follow @laurahillnews and @DWindham10