Green Party candidates for the 2021 Isle of Wight Council elections have been selected.

The candidates will stand for the target wards of Osborne, Central Rural, Carisbrooke and Gunville, Chale, Niton and Shorwell, and Freshwater North and Yarmouth.

The Green Party said it has the best candidates ready to 'stand and fight' for local residents.

Cameron Palin, for Osborne ward, said: “It’s important people have the choice to vote for a local candidate who has their best interests at heart.

"I’ll stand up and fight for my community — like them I understand the issues we face and we can make change together.”

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Claire Critchison for Chale, Niton and Shorwell, said: “As a sixth generation descendant of this ward I am passionate about the South Wight and I am ready to represent the residents.”

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Daniel James, for Freshwater North and Yarmouth said: "I'm standing to be your county councillor because I believe you deserve a genuine choice.

"I pledge to represent your interests and hold County Hall to account."

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Julia Laursen, for Central Rural, said: "I’m standing because I believe I can represent our community needs while working with other councillors in finding the best solutions for our Island.”

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Joe Lever, for Carisbrooke and Gunville, said: “I believe so many Island communities are being overlooked and let down by the current administration.

"I want to offer residents of Carisbrooke and Gunville a compassionate and competent alternative.”

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The party said they have more candidates in place.