Ballot boxes at the Pavilion Gardens during Friday's count.

High Peak local election count in pictures

There was drama, joy, relief and shock as the results of this year's High Peak Borough Council elections were revealed on Friday.

And it was Labour candidates who were wearing some of the biggest smiles at the end of the day, as the party gained the 22 seats required to take overall control of the borough council from the Conservatives. See Election 2019: Labour seize control of High Peak Borough Council from the Conservatives for full story.

The anxious wait for the results to come in.
The anxious wait for the results to come in.
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Emily Thrane retains her seat.
Emily Thrane retains her seat.
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Conservative Party candidates watching the count.
Conservative Party candidates watching the count.
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Labour cheer a win in Glossop.
Labour cheer a win in Glossop.
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