Jeet Bains is your Councillor in Addiscombe East ward where he has lived for more than thirty years. Jeet has been a Councillor in Croydon since 2010 and takes a keen interest in helping local residents and businesses with any issues they have.
Mario Creatura is a lifelong Croydon resident and has been a Coulsdon Councillor since 2014. He was state educated locally before being the first in his family to go on to university. He is married to Amy, a local SEN teacher, and they are parents to twin boys.
Lynne Hale has lived in Sanderstead for 30 years. She worked locally as a healthcare professional for over twenty years before, having settled her three children into their Croydon schools, she moved into politics.
Yvette Hopley has lived in and around Sanderstead all her life. From an education in a local state school she went on to spend almost ten years working in Public & Government Relations for an American Oil company. Yvette lives with Chris and has a daughter Natasha and grandson Hugh.
Jason Cummings has been a Croydon Central resident for over 25 years. Married to Rachel with two adult children both born here in Croydon. With a 20 year management career and experience of having worked at the heart of government.
Living in Croydon all of my life has instilled a strong sense of passion for Croydon and its future. I have always been active in many of the local campaigns and projects, growing up in an area which prides itself on its Community spirit, and the ability to show a united front against issues that are important to the local residents.
Maria Gatland has lived and worked in South Croydon for more than 30 years. During that time she helped run the family business and cared for her husband during his long illness. Maria has worked hard to help and support residents in her ward since 2002.
Cllr. Andy Stranack (Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture) attended the launch of Black History Month last Friday (30th September) alongside Mayor Perry and other Conservative Councillors and activists.
Recently, Croydon’s Labour Cabinet was presented with the latest version of the Borough’s Community Safety Strategy. The document is twelve months late and makes for some grim reading when it reports on Labour’s record on tackling crime.
Cllr. Andy Stranack (Shadow Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon, Communities and Business Recovery) joined with community and faith groups, Met Police Officers, representatives from Pathfinders and CVA along with individual residents and local community groups.
Cllr Andy Stranack (Shadow Cabinet Member for Safer Croydon, Communities and Business Recovery) met with the Palace for Life Team last week to hear about all the amazing charity does to provide services to local residents in Croydon and the wider South London area. Andy commented:-