Stoke & Staffordshire

Polls close in Staffordshire local and European elections

Votes are being counted across Staffordshire for local council elections.

A third of seats will be decided on authorities in Cannock Chase, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Tamworth.

Seven West Midlands MEPs will also be named to represent the region in the European Parliament.

Councils in Cannock Chase and Tamworth are due to announce results during the night with Newcastle-under-Lyme declaring on Friday.

The results of European Parliament elections are due to be declared in the early hours of Monday.