The full list of nominations has been announced for the May 2nd mayoral elections in North Tyneside.
Conservative Linda Arkley is attempting to secure the post she has held twice before.
Her challengers are Labour borough councillor Norma Redfearn, and Liberal Democrat John Appleby.
North Tyneside full list -
John Appleby (Liberal Democrat)
Linda Arkley (Conservative)
Norma Redfearn (Labour)
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