ELECTION: East Lindsey results from Tetford, Wragby and Spilsby

Ballot box.
Ballot box.

Conservative party chairman David Andrews has taken the Tetford and Donington ward in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds with 480 votes.

Daniel Simpson, a Lincolnshire Independent candidate in yesterday’s General Election has to settle for second with 426 votes.

It was a Tory victory in Wragby too as Nick Guyatt took 731 votes to beat Independent Philip Grimes with 582 votes.

And it was a Conservative win in Spilsby too where Rod Williams won with 538 votes.

He said: “I can’t believe it.

“I was hopeful but you can never be sure. It’s absolutely brilliant.”

He promised to boost business and employment before adding: “That’s the theory anyway.”