TORY candidate Greg Keeley won last night's by-election in Tottington, which was held following the resignation of Labour councillor Simon Carter.

The result was:

David Foss (Liberal Democrats)...87
Martin Hayes (Labour Party)...619
Ian Henderson (UK Independence Party (UKIP) 198
Greg Keeley (The Conservative Party Candidate)...1,046
John Southworth (The Green Party)...54

The turnout was 25.88 per cent.

The line-up on Bury Council is now: Labour 34 seats, Conservatives 13, Liberal Democrats two, Green one, and Independent one.