Five candidates to contest Carrick by-election

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Five candidates have been nominated for the by-election in the Carrick Castle ward which will take place on October 18.

They are Lauren Gray, Alliance Party; Si Harvey, Democrats and Veterans Party; Peter Johnston, Democrat Unionist Party; John McDermott, Ulster Unionist party and Will Sibley Independent.

The by-election is taking place after a seat became vacant on Mid and East Antrim Borough Council following the death of Independent councillor Jim Brown in August.

Voting will take place between 7.00 am and 10.00 pm.