Friday, June 14, 2024

Election 2023

You can listen again to Kennet Radio’s 2023 local election coverage by clicking on the links below:

LIVE coverage of the results and reaction from Newbury Racecourse 11am-4pm Friday May 5th.

LIVE coverage of the results and reaction from Newbury Racecourse 4pm-7pm Friday May 5th.

Local Election Special on Development, Housing and planning.

Local Election Special on Environment, Transportation and Countryside.

Local Election Special on Governance, Finance and Structure.

Local Election Special on Health & Wellbeing, Leisure and Culture.

Local Voices including interviews with Carolyne Culver, Green Party and Lynne Doherty, Conservative Party.

Local Voices including interviews with Gary Puffett, Labour Party and Lee Dillon, Liberal Democrats.

On 4th May 2023, the electors of West Berkshire went to the polls to vote for new councils across the district.

West Berkshire Council has published some important information about voting.


You can read the various West Berkshire Council candidate names by following this link. That webpage will also allow you to use a simple look-up tool, to read the candidate names for your postcode. The page also lists for candidates for the contested town and parish council elections also going on in West Berkshire. 
Keep listening to Kennet Radio for full coverage of the elections.
On Fridays between 4pm and 5pm, Jeremy Sharp and Brian Quinn will be talking with local election candidates about the issues at stake.
On Sundays from 1 to 2pm Local Voices hears from representatives of the main parties.

Launch statements from the parties:

Labour party

Green party


Conservative party

Liberal Democrats


UK Reform Party

Heritage Party

Simon Kirby, Independent

John Gotelee, Independent