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 and 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.
I was pleased to be able to attend the SLAM Governors' Away Day in Denmark Hill The agenda covered the important governance changes that are coming into play, Patient Safety and a number of Peer Support examples.
Cllr Andy Stranack (Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture) joined Cat Loriggio (Artistic Director for Croydon Borough of Culture) and a packed house at Stanley Arts last night (20th May) to take part in the Commons Festival 23.
Cllr. Andy Stranack and Cllr. Robert Ward joined with the library team at Selsdon Library this morning (19th May) to try out the new Open+ technology. The new technology allows members to access Selsdon library services between 10am – 6pm on Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturday.
"As if further evidence was needed that Croydon grows some of the best talent in the NHS, today we announce that Executive Director, Dr Neil Goulbourne, has been appointed to a new role at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (LGT).
In the lead up to the Coronation celebrations Cllr. Andy Stranack (Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture) has been meeting with Faith Leaders from across Croydon to highlight the amazing work they do to help and encourage communities across the Borough.
I think I am now the official opener of Defib Units for Rotary Sanderstead & Selsdon. I was delighted to be invited to the ceremony today at Totstars to officially launch another Defib Unit at the preschool.