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 Old Coulsdon
Your Conservative team for Old Coulsdon is:
Cllr  Margaret Bird
Cllr  Steve Hollands

 News from Old Coulsdon
13/09/2017 Croydon Conservatives announce 2018 candidates
22/09/2016 Review highlights major issues with Fairfield Halls plans
13/09/2016 Boundary Commission publishes its proposals for parliamentary boundaries
27/04/2016 Labour votes to scrap free parking in Coulsdon
21/03/2016 Now Croydon Labour wants you to run your own Library......
22/01/2016 Labour council leader criticises Coulsdon residents as 'obsessed by cars'
 A little more about your local team

Cllr  Margaret Bird

Margaret is honoured to have been selected as the Conservative Candidate in the new ward of Old Coulsdon alongside Steve Hollands having represented Coulsdon East since 2014 , She has lived in Coulsdon East for over 35 years. Her 3 children were educated in Old Coulsdon, She was a Compliance Manager for the Conservative Party until 2010, has been Acting Chair, Deputy Chair and Treasurer of the Conservative Women’s Organisation. She is an Academy Councillor at Oasis Academy Byron and on the Management Committee of the Saffron Valley Federation, the PRU's for Croydon and has served on several other school governing bodies. Margaret was an Independent Review member of School Admissions & Exclusions panels for Croydon schools for over 11 years before being elected as a Councillor and is particularly passionate about every child’s right to receive an outstanding education. She was a founder member of the group who campaigned to successfully keep the Bowling Green in Coulsdon Memorial Park open by using volunteers and founded the Christmas Lights in Old Coulsdon (CLOCfg) group to raise funds for Christmas Lights in Old Coulsdon. She is also Vice Chair of Friends of Farthing Downs and attends East Coulsdon RA (ECRA) meetings. She also works with Old Coulsdon RA (OCRA) and Hartley & District RA (HADRA). On Croydon Council Margaret serves on the Licensing Committee, is Deputy to Cllr. Yvette Hopley the Shadow Cabinet member for Health and Adult Social Care , is a member of the Health & Wellbeing Board , a member of the Adult Social services review panel, and is a reserve member on the Scrutiny Panel for Children Young People and Learners . Margaret is Chair of the Coulsdon East and Coulsdon West Safer Neighbourhood Ward panel.



Cllr  Steve Hollands

Steve Hollands is a Croydon man having lived in the borough more or less his whole life. Steve's family have been connected to Croydon since the late 19th century. Living in north Croydon until the late eighties and now in Purley with his wife and two children. Steve has a strong affinity with Croydon as a whole. Steve has been a Kenley councillor since 1998 and has campaigned locally to keep both Kenley and Purley a green and pleasant place in which to live. Steve's main council responsibity is as a member of the Council' s Planning Committee.



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March 2018
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