David Allan (Labour) is the current councillor for the Sandhill Ward who will be standing down, should he not be re-elected this year. He has held the seat since being elected in 2004, though he was first elected to the council in 1983. The other two seats are currently held by councillors Debra Waller and Mary Turton.
The candidates standing for the Sandhill ward are:
David Allan – Labour Party – Barnes
Christine Mary Reed – Conservative Party – Ashbrooke
Susan Wilson – Liberal Democrats – Springwell#####