In Leicestershire, the Conservatives held Blaby, although they lost four seats.
The Tories also held Charnwood Borough Council, Harborough District Council, South Derbyshire,
The Conservatives won North East Derbyshire from Labour, whose seats dropped from 35 to 18, giving the Tories the majority.
Labour gained control of High Peak Borough Council, winning five seat. The Conservatives lost seven councillors.
The Liberal Democrats held Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, where they gained five seats.