Same county councillors for Ponteland

From left, Coun Peter Jackson, Coun Veronica Jones, Coun Eileen Armstrong and Coun Richard Dodd.
From left, Coun Peter Jackson, Coun Veronica Jones, Coun Eileen Armstrong and Coun Richard Dodd.

Familiar faces in Ponteland will be county councillors for another four years.

Conservatives Eileen Armstrong (Ponteland East and Stannington), Richard Dodd (Ponteland North), Peter Jackson (Ponteland South with Heddon) and Veronica Jones (Ponteland West) all retained their seats.

Coun Dodd said: “I was uncontested last time, so this time I’ve had a bit of a battle, so it’s not a bad result.”

Coun Armstrong said: “I’m so grateful to people for going out and voting for me at the election.”

Coun Jones: “I’m absolutely delighted.

“The result shows that the people of Ponteland West are not happy with the actions of the administration over the last four years.”