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Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Posted on - 12th April, 2015 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Avenham, Broadgate, Brookfield, Broughton, Callon, College, Cottam, Deepdale, Friargate, Fulwood, Garrison, Greyfriars, Grimsargh, Ingol, Larches, Lea, Moor Park, News, Plungington, Politics, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Ribbleton, Riversway, Sharoe Green, Tanterton, Tulketh, University, Woodplumpton

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Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year.

Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out of 57 councillors.

Local elections take place across the following wards on Thursday 7 May.

Ashton
Luke Bosman, Lib Dems
April Dwyer, Conservatives
Angela Meek Milne-Picken, Greens
Mark Francis Routledge, Labour

Brookfield
Daryl Bamber, Conservatives
David Martin Dawson, UKIP
Nerys Eaves, Labour
Kevin Roger Mahy, Greens

College
Martin John Pilkington, Greens
Harry Seddon, Conservatives
Mike Turner, Lib Dems
John Wilson, Labour

Deepdale
Issi Bax, Labour
Geoffrey Cross, Greens
Erol Huseynov, Conservatives

Garrison
Bill Houghton, Greens
Gillian Doreen Ann Mascord, Labour
Christine Thomas, Conservatives
Hans Voges, Liberal Dems

Greyfrairs
Rowena Ann Edmonson, Conservatives
Peter Holt-Mylroie, Lib Dems
Ian James McCormick, Greens
Alan Woods, Labour

Ingol
Peter Henry, Conservatives
Jason Paul Jeffrey, Lib Dems
Christopher Thomas Rigby, UKIP
John Rochford, Labour

Larches
Rebecca Finch, Lib Dems
Linda Hubberstey, Conservatives
Kallum Jack Poole, Greens
Rebecca Yates, Labour

Lea
Daniel Dewhurst, Conservatives
Lynne Wallace, Labour
Joe Young, Lib Dems

Moor Park
David Stanley Borrow, Labour
Jonty Campbell, Conservatives
Jonathan Rawstrone, Greens
Andrew Watt, UKIP

Preston Rural East
Neil Henderson Cartwright, Conservatives
Gerard Parke-Hatton, Labour

Preston Rural North
Peter Lawrence, Lib Dems
George Robert Tait, Labour
Stephen Geoffrey Thompson, Conservatives
Kate Elizabeth Walsh, UKIP

Ribbleton
Tony Helps, UKIP
Stephen Kay, Conservatives
Brian Rollo, Labour
Matthew Wilson, Greens

Riversway
Alasdair David Bremner, Greens
Matthew Hargreaves, Conservatives
Peter Moss, Labour
Maureen Watt, UKIP

Sharoe Green
Helen Disley, Greens
Sonia Gildert, Conservatives
Les Nyogeri, Independent
Greg Vickers, Lib Dems
Dave Victor George Wilson, Labour

St Matthew’s
Sheila Heys, Conservatives
Javed Iqbal, Labour
Mark Bernard Kingsley, UKIP

Town centre
Michael Balshaw, Conservatives
Yakub Patel, Labour
Alex Walker, Greens

Tulketh
Paul Anthony Barker, UKIP
Robert Boswell, Labour
Bowen Perryman, Conservatives
Mary Roberts, Greens

University
Stephanie Short, Conservatives
Vanessa Silva, Greens
John Swindells, Labour

There is no election in Cadley, Fishwick or St George’s.

The councillor seats up for election are the seats last contested in May 2011. This was the local election when Labour won control of the city council after a period of 12 years of no overall control, with a Conservative and Liberal Democrat informal coalition.

To register to vote you need to check you’re on the electoral roll by going to the About My Vote website and entering your details.

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