People

Caroline Ansell

Caroline Ansell: Sovereign

I was a teacher until a life-threatening diagnosis for my son changed the course of my life and ultimately, took me into politics.

Paul Metcalfe

Paul Metcalfe: Sovereign

Born and bred in Eastbourne and lived in Sovereign Harbour for the past 20 years, I think I can honestly say I’ve a good understanding of how the town ‘ticks’.

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.

Penny di Cara

Penny di Cara: Sovereign

Born in Leicestershire, where I attended school, I’ve lived in Eastbourne for 35 years, the last 16 in Sovereign Harbour. I’m married to my husband, Paul, and have 3 grown up children, all of whom were educated here, and 4 grandchildren.

Douglas Murray

Douglas Murray: Lower Willingdon

Douglas is an experienced Councillor serving some eight years on Willingdon Parish Council and now four years on Wealden District and Polegate Town, where as Chair of the Finance Committee keeping costs down delivered a rates increase of less than 1%.

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.

Caroline Ansell

Caroline Ansell: Sovereign

I was a teacher until a life-threatening diagnosis for my son changed the course of my life and ultimately, took me into politics.
 

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.

Tony Freebody

Tony Freebody: Ratton

East Sussex born, Tony lives in Eastbourne with his wife and two children, and has worked in the NHS for the past 24 years supporting adults with learning disabilities. 

Cllr Paul Metcalfe MBE

SOVEREIGN

Tel: 07841 915274 Having been born in Eastbourne - and living in Sovereign Harbour - Paul has deep roots in the local area.