LIVE: Ashfield District Council election - Ashfield Independents win landslide majority

With polls now closed on the council elections for Ashfield District Council, we are live at the count in Kirkby's Festival Hall.

The Ashfield Independents group are looking to retain control of the council after they took over last April, however the Labour group and the Conservatives, as well as UKIP, Green, independent and Liberal Democrat candidates, are all looking to pick up seats.

Follow our live blog below for all the action as it happens.

Ashfield District Council.

Ashfield District Council.