LABOUR councillor Nancy Maxwell enjoyed the biggest majority of the night in the local elections, romping to victory in Hebburn South ward.
She won nearly two-thirds of the vote, to record a majority of 920 over her nearest rival.
John Dagg Coe (Con) 200
Nancy Elizabeth Maxwell (LAB) 1,509
Victoria Clare Morris (UKIP) 589
* Don’t miss Friday’s Shields Gazette for a full round-up of the local election in South Tyneside.