Peterborough council elections 2019: Conservatives hold off former Vivacity chief executive in Hargate and Hempsted
The former chief executive of culture and leisure trust Vivacity narrowly failed to be elected in Hargate and Hempsted.
Liberal Democrat Kevin Tighe was 47 votes short of John Howard, the Conservative candidate.
Mr Howard had replaced cabinet adviser for commercial strategy and investments Howard Fuller who was not seeking re-election.
The Conservatives hold all three seats in the ward.
Alexander Hall (Labour) - 203
John Howard (Conservative) - 450
David Stevenson (Green) - 89
Kevin Tighe (Lib Dem) - 403