Martyn Underhill, a former senior policeman in Sussex, has become Police and Crime Commissioner in Dorset. He's the first Independent candidate in the country to win. He could soon be joined by Independent Ann Barnes who looks to be heading for a big win in Kent.
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A man who was hounded by the council over £8.62p claims he was forced to take his wife's ashes to the town hall to prove she had died.