Winchester councillor to run in LaganValley

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The Conservative Party has revealed it will field Helen Osbourne, a councillor in England, as a candidate in Lagan Valley in next month’s election.

Helen Osborne is a Conservative Councillor in Winchester, where she represents Teg Down, Weeke and Bereweeke.

“As a Potential Parliamentary Candidate for Lagan Valley,” she said, “ I will represent and support local residents to ensure it remains a safe, enjoyable community for all who live, visit and study here. Particularly campaigning to address Northern Ireland’s biggest daily traffic jam at Sprucefield, linking the Knockmore area to the M1 via the Maze site and constructing a bypass for Moira.”

According to her website, Ms Osborne has had a long career in Education and Finances Services and currently works at a bank.