City’s big ideas more likely to sway voters this time around
VOTES in Sutton Coldfield elections have traditionally been counted in the Town Hall – but this year both the council and parish elections will be counted in the halls of the International Convention Centre. And the reason for this – Showaddywaddy.
Yes, the 1950s style rockers famous for the brightly coloured teddy boy outfits had already booked a gig at Sutton Town Hall on Friday, May 4 – the day of the election count and want to set up early that afternoon. Imagine trying to announce an election result to the strains of ‘do wah diddy’.