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Election 2015: Labour takes Cheshire West and Chester after recount

Council count
Image caption Votes have been counted at Chester's Northgate Arena

Labour have taken control of Cheshire West and Chester Council from the Conservatives after a recount in the final ward.

The Conservatives and Labour were level on 36 seats while a recount was held in Chester's two-seat Newton ward.

Meanwhile Labour have retained control of Warrington Borough Council with 42 seats.

Cheshire East remains a Conservative majority, with the party gaining a further two seats.

To find out your election result, go to BBC Election 2015.

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