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FIVE candidates have been nominated to stand for the Westbourne ward by-election.

The Chichester District Council seat became vacant after Maureen Elliott stepped down.

The candidates are Alicia Denny for Ukip; Mark Dunn for the Conservative Party; Andrew Emerson for Patria, Thomas French for the Green Party; and Dr Philip MacDougall for the Liberal Democrats.

The by-election will take place on October 17.