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 Selsdon & Ballards
Your Conservative team for Selsdon & Ballards is:
Cllr  Sara Bashford
Cllr  Dudley Mead
Cllr  Phil Thomas

 News from Selsdon & Ballards
17/10/2016 Labour failing miserably on fly tipping
23/09/2016 Help local residents' groups oppose the damaging parts of the local plan
22/09/2016 Review highlights major issues with Fairfield Halls plans
13/09/2016 Boundary Commission publishes its proposals for parliamentary boundaries
21/03/2016 Now Croydon Labour wants you to run your own Library......
16/09/2015 Great news for the town - Westfield/Hammerson CPO approved
 A little more about your local team

Cllr  Sara Bashford

Sara has lived in Croydon since the age of 3 and in Selsdon for the last 15 years. She has been a councillor since 2006 and is currently the Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group, Chairman of the Children and Young People's Scrutiny Sub-Committee, Deputy Chairman of Scrutiny and Overview Committee and Deputy Chairman of the Streets and Environment Sub-Committee . Sara started her Career as a buyer and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. She has two adult children who are both working. She is a Member of the Selsdon Residents Association, a Member of the Friends of Selsdon Woods and sits on the Selsdon and Ballards Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel, as well as being a Vice-President of Croydon Scouts.



Cllr  Dudley Mead

Dudley has been a Councillor since 1980. He is a chartered Certified Accountant and has held many responsibilities, including being Mayor in 1989/90. He is currently opposition member for Housing and joint deputy leader. Married to Margaret, who is an elected member for Heathfield, he has two grown up children and three grandchildren. He lives in the ward and in Croydon for almost all his adult life, having gone to school in the borough. He has many interests including golf and music. He is on the board of Fairfield Halls. He is also on the Court of the Whitgift Foundation and is chairman of their finance committee. In the ward he deals with planning matters and housing issues and is a committee member of the Selsdon Residents’ Association.



Cllr  Phil Thomas

Phil is married to Jill and teaches at a large comprehensive school in Surrey. He has lived in Selsdon for 20 years and has been a Croydon Councillor for 12 years. In his time as a Councillor, Phil has been Conservative spokesman for Leisure Services and now serves, since 2006, as Cabinet Member for Environmental and Street Services. He is very keen on developing activities for young people in the evenings and school holidays. As a teacher he has, over the years, been able to make a valuable contribution to a number of schools in the borough by serving as a Governor, including Selsdon High and Haling Manor (now Harris Purley). Phil’s interests include travel, recycling and following Manchester United.



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Thames Water works in Kersey Drive
Wet paint - a hazardous material!
Spring Walk in Selsdon Wood
More road works...........
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