The SNP Group has ousted the Labour administration to take control of Clackmannanshire Council.

Councillor Gary Womersley is now the new leader of the council, replacing Labour's Councillor Sam Ovens, following a special meeting of the council this morning (Friday).

Councillor Mark English replaces Councillor Bobby McGill as depute leader.

The new Provost of Clackmannanshire is Councillor Tina Murphy, who becomes the county's first female provost. She replaces Councillor Derek Stewart.

A full report and reaction will be included in the next issue of the Alloa Advertiser.