People

Cllr Robert Smart

MEADS

Tel: 07803 203870
As a relatively new resident of Meads I greatly appreciate its attractions and amenities. I am committed to preserving the best of Meads and Eastbourne, and ensuring sensitive development and value-for-money expenditure by the Council on behalf of residents.

Cllr Kathy Smethers

MEADS

Tel: 07587 171283I have lived in Eastbourne for eleven years, six of those in Meads. My children went to primary school in Meads.My training was in medicine as an A&E doctor in London and I retired to bring up my two daughters who are now teenagers. I moved to Eastbourne to run the Berkeley Hotel in Lascelles Terrace with my husband.

Cllr Tony Freebody

RATTON

Tel: 07469 259101Tony first moved to Eastbourne almost twenty years ago, he and his wife have brought up their family here.  Tony works locally in the NHS and feels that protection of services for the largest town in East Sussex is vital for the wellbeing of all residents and the future prosperity of the town.

Cllr Penny di Cara

SOVEREIGN

Tel: 07720 372794I have lived here in Eastbourne for 31 years, the last 13 in Sovereign Harbour.  I have three grown up children, all of whom were educated in Eastbourne, and four grandchildren.  I am married to Paul, a Chartered Accountant.

Cllr Ray Blakebrough

SOVEREIGN

Tel: 07733 479589I have lived in Sovereign Harbour with my family for 15 years and love the life here.As a retired sales and training manager I have sought to use my time & commercial skills to serve the residents of Eastbourne.Firstly, working or volunteering for our local AGE Concern charity over a four year period, delivering services and activities for older people.

Cllr. Barry Taylor

MEADS

TEL: 07702 405046I am very pleased to be able to stand again as a Borough Councillor for Meads. My wife Christine and myself, along with our family still run a business in the area. We are very proud of our now nine grandchildren all of whom are an absolute delight, all attending local schools.

Cllr. Gordon Jenkins

SOVEREIGN

Tel: 07771 760159Having been elected to represent the residents of Sovereign Ward for the last four years, I have had the opportunity to meet many residents and to try and help them with their issues and concerns. Admittedly I have not been able to resolve all the issues, but at least I have tried.