People

Angela Jacques

President- Fylde ConservativesFylde Borough Council - St Leonard's Ward
St Anne's on Sea Town Council - St Leonard'sAngela has lived in St Annes since 1965 working with her parents in the hotel industry. She then taught for 20 years students age ranging from 11 to adults, plus students with special needs. Community work has seen Angela being involved with St Annes Carnival for nearly 30 years, the last fourteen as Chairman and an active Guider for 35 years.

John Singleton

Fylde Borough Council - Staining & Weeton WardJohn lives in Staining with his wife Geraldine. During this time he has served on Staining Parish Council for over 12 years. Two of these years as Chairman representing his local area, he created the Chairman's Project which has allowed for the village play areas and playing fields to be upgraded, benefiting the youth of the community.

Mark Menzies Member of Parliament for Fylde

Mark Menzies has been the Conservative MP for Fylde since his victory in the 2010 General Election.  He has been an active member of the Conservative Party since 1987.Mark grew up in Ardrossan, a small town on the Ayrshire coast, raised by his mother after his Merchant Navy father died a month before he was born. Mark's mother worked shifts at the local ICI factory to support them, giving him an early understanding of the importance of self-reliance and managing finances.

Paul Rigby

Lancashire County Councillor - Fylde SouthPaul is a past Mayor of the Borough and a Fylde Borough Alderman following a lengthy service on the Council.

Richard Redcliffe

Fylde Borough Councillor - Ansdell WardRichard has been married to Sheila for 40 years and has 2 daughters Claire and Helen who attended Ansdell Primary School and Lytham High School. He has lived in Fylde for over 40 years, 25 of which have been in Lytham St  Annes.  As a headteacher of 2 Fylde primary schools until retirement, 5 years at Wesham C.E. and 22 years at Ansdell Primary Richard has always had a passionate interest in serving the local community.

Ben Aitken

Fylde Borough Councillor - Ansdell WardBen is a retired special needs teacher with 34 years unbroken service, much of which was with deprived children. He is married with 3 children and has lived in Ansdell for over 17 years. He is an eco ambassador, member of the Lytham St.Annes Civic Society, regularly attends St.Joseph’s church, enjoys reading, walking, gardening and crown green bowling. He has been a very busy Ansdell Councillor since 2007 and has a full attendance of all Council meetings and events.

Christine Akeroyd

Fylde Borough Council - Kilnhouse Ward
St Anne's on Sea Town Council - KilnhouseChristine is a mother and grandmother with both generations living in the Fylde area. Living in Kilnhouse ward since 1990 she knows just what local people need and has always worked diligently on their behalf.

Shirley Green

Deputy Chairman Political - Fylde Conservatives Fylde Borough Council- Park Ward Shirley has been a member of Fylde Conservatives since 1987 when she moved to the area.  Lives in Lytham St Annes with her partner David and her two dogs as well as working in the area.

Viv Willder

Fylde Borough Councillor - Heyhouses WardSt Annes on Sea Town Councillor - Heyhouses Ward &  Mayor 2013-14Deputy Chairman- Membership and FundraisingViv is a true Sandgrown'un and her family of three children and four grandchildren are now the fifth generation living in St Annes. Viv moved into the Heyhouses ward over fifteen years ago. Being frustrated with how social housing was run encouraged her to step into politics and she hasn't looked back.