THERE was better news for the Liberal Democrats in the Huntingdon East by-election for Huntingdon Town Council, where their candidate scraped in ahead of the Tories.

Results:

Huntingdon East (HTC)

James Farmer (C) 887

Robert Pugh (L) 385

Kevin Sumner (LD) 909 - elected

Pidley-cum-Fenton: John Armstrong, Sarah Austin, Daniel Brown, David Hopkins, Bob Johnson, Michael Newman, and Paul Wilderspin - elected. Rebecca Harper - not elected.