The Conservative party have held their majority in Epping Forest but lost three seats in the process.
The Liberal Democrats and the Green party both gained a seat.
The Tories have had a majority since 2007 although before that it was a hung council for many years.
The Conservatives have lost control of several councils in the East of England as the Liberal Democrats bounce back after years in decline.
There are five candidates after your vote in Bedford to be the only elected Borough mayor in the Anglia region.
There are fears for the safety of those out canvassing for votes in the East following two separate attacks on campaigners