Happy Valentine’s Day! Independent candidate Maxine Gale is voted in as new Milford borough councillor following Feb 13 by-election.

A long-serving Witley parish council councillor, she was a clear winner gaining 452 votes.

Tory contender and fellow Witley parish councillor, Brook resident Carmel Oates got 328 votes.

Independent candidate Milford resident Rosaleen Egan got 113 votes.

Waverley Lib Dem, Labour and Green borough councillors actively supported Maxine’s election bid, following the death of previous independent Milford ward member.