Elections 2016: Latest from the Calendar region

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Labour holds Barnsley

Labour has continued its dominance in South Yorkshire with a majority of seats in Barnsley Council once again.

The overall turnout for the local elections in Barnsley was 47,404 out of 175,998 electorate, which comes to 26.9%.

Labour won all of the first six seats counted, meaning it Labour will keep its majority intact at a council where only a third of seats were contested yesterday.

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