Bassetlaw: Election counting begins

Ballot box
Ballot box

Counting of votes cast in Bassetlaw’s local council elections is to begin at 10am at North Notts arena.

Sixteen seats are up for grabs on Bassetlaw council and the results are expected later today.

UKIP have seen a surge nationally, but Labour are also making gains.

Guardian reporter Sophie Wills will be at the count- follow her on Twitter @journosophie for the latest results.