Peterborough City Council elections 2019 - in photos

Election nights are always filled with drama and excitement and last night was no different.

Friday, 3rd May 2019, 9:30 am
Updated Friday, 3rd May 2019, 9:33 am
City council elections 2019 at the Cresset. EMN-190305-032722009

With a third of the 60 seats on Peterborough City Council up for grabs there were plenty of surprises with some long-serving councillors shown the door. PT photographer David Lowndes was at The Cresset to capture the action.

Shabina Qayyum and Beki Sellick
Steve Allen (right) is congratulated

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Labour supporters
Chris Wiggin enjoys his win
Shabina Qayyum (second from left)
Cllr Wayne Fitzgerald held onto West ward
Cllr Wayne Fitzgerald
Chris Wiggin
Cllr Peter Hiller (left)
Labour celebrate during the announcement of results at The Cresset
Labour celebrate at the count
Mohammed Jamil celebrates his win
Steve Allen won the ward
Heather Skibsted (middle)
Julie Howell and Nicola Day celebrate
The result being announced for Fletton and Stanground
John Howard celebrates
Louise Coles
Ikra Yasin
Katia Yurgutene
Ansar Ali (left)
A triumphant Simon Barkham (left)
Brian Rush
Sandra Bond (right) celebrates
Nicola Day celebrates winning Orton Waterville for the Green Party
Judy and John Fox
Lucinda Robinson (middle)
Chris Burbage (left) defeated Stuart Martin
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset
The count at The Cresset