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Hetvi Parekh becomes councillor for Edwalton

Hetvi Parekh has been voted onto Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Hetvi is well-known locally for setting up Rushcliffe’s first food bank and organising the Christmas shoebox appeal.

She was also awarded a Points of Light Award for her community work by Boris Johnson when he was the Prime Minister.

Hetvi polled 980 votes.

She told The Wire:

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‘I am incredibly grateful to everyone who has come out and shown their support.

‘Being a candidate for the first time, I was nervous but the love and support shown by the residents has been overwhelming.

‘Along with Gordon, I am determined to work hard, listen to the residents and continue to make Edwalton a great place to live.’

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