Fylde's local election hopefuls

Fylde's town hall at St AnnesFylde's town hall at St Annes
Fylde's town hall at St Annes
A total of 107 candidates will stand in Fylde's 21 wards when the local elections take place on Thursday, May 2.

The Conservatives will field 50 hopefuls, Labour 25, with 25 independents also hoping for success, while the Greens have four candidates and the Liberal Democrats three.

Among those not standing for re-election are Conservative Tim Ashton, who has been on the council since 1991 and is also a county councillor, Independent Maxine Chew, whose service goes back to 2003, Liberal Democrat Tony Ford, a councillor since 2007, and Jan Barker, the council's only Labour member in the administration for the last four years and currently deputy mayor.

The full ward-by-ward rundown of candidates is:


Ben Aitken (Con)

Bob Dennett (Lab)

Chris Dixon (Con)

Richard Redcliffe (Con)

Ashton St Annes

Tim Armit (Ind)

Bobby Black (Green)

Ann De Rizzio (Lab)

Gail Goodman (Ind)

Will Harris (Con)

Beverley Harrison (Lib Dem)

Gavin Harrison (Con)

Graeme Neale (Con)

Central St Annes

Ken Cridland (Lab)

Justin De Rizzio-George (Lab)

Susan Fazackerley (Con)

Georgina Hodgson (Lab)

Ed Nash (Con)

Shea Smith (Green)

Stan Trudgill (Con)

Clifton Lytham

Peter Anthony (Con)

Brenda Blackshaw (Ind)

Bev Love (Ind)

Gareth Nash (Labd)

Steve Rigby (Con)

Ray Thomas (Con)

Elswick and Little Eccleston

Paul Hayhurst (Ind)

Cathy Holder (Lab)

John Rowe (Con)


Patricia Fielding (Green)

Ellie Gaunt (Con)

Alan Hodgson (Lab)

Cheryl Little (Con)

Michelle Morris (Con)

Freckleton East

Sohaib Ashraf (Con)

Meriel McGowan (Lab)

Kiran Mulholland (Ind)

Duncan Royle (Green)

Tom Threlfall (Con)

Freckleton West

Trevor Fiddler (Con)

Drew Gale (Lab)

Noreen Griffiths (Ind)

Carole Morley (Con)

Heyhouses St Annes

Lynn Goodwin (lab)

Andrew Holland (Lib Dem)

Sally Nash (Con)

Vince Settle (Con)

Viv Willder (Con)

Kilnhouse St Annes

Roger Duckworth (Lab)

Karen Henshaw (Lib Dem)

Oscar Marshall (Lab)

David O'Rourke (Con)

Roger Small (Con)

Elizabeth Watson (Con)

Kirkham North

Paula Brearley (Ind)

Susan Fowler (Con)

Verity Halliday (Lab)

Paul Hodgson (Ind)

Stuart Jones (Con)

Elaine Silverwood (Ind)

Rob Small (Con)

Kirkham South

Jayne Boardman (Lab)

David Collins (Con)

Peter Hardy (Ind)

Liz Oades (Ind)

Jaroslava Sramkova (Con)

Medlar with Wesham

Peter Ball (Con)

Alan Clayton (Ind)

Callum Jepson (Con)

Linda Nulty (Ind)

Dave Sheldon (Lab)

Newton with Treales

Peter Collins (Ind)

Johnny Knight (Con)

Paul Lomax (Con)

Heather Speak (Ind)

Jed Sullivan (Lab)

Park St Annes

Tim Christian (Lab)

Brian Gill (Ind)

Shirley Green (Con)

Neil Harvey (Ind)

Sandra Pitman (Con)

Michael Withers (Con)

Ribby with Wrea

Frank Andrews (Con)

Matt McIver (Ind)

St John's Lytham

Mark Bamforth (Ind)

Roger Lloyd (Ind)

Elizabeth Mulligan Rojas (Con)

Michael Sayward (Con)

Bill Taylor (Lab)

Deborah Wilkinson (Con)

St Leonard's St Annes

Fred Bostock (Lab)

Karen Buckley (Con)

Delma Collins (Con)

Angela Jacques (Con)

Carol Lanyon (Ind)

Viki Miller (Lab)

Tina Rothery (Green)

James Timms (Lab)

Singleton and Greenhalgh

Nick Ansell (Lab)

Steve Butler (Con)

Matthew Lee (Ind)

Staining and Weeton

Jayne Nixon (Con)

John Singleton (Con)

Fran Sullivan (Lab)

Warton and Westby

Julie Brickles (Ind)

Michael Brickles (Ind)

Ian Fowler (Con)

John Kirkham (Con)

Bobby Rigby (Con)

Harry Virco (Lab)

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