Southborough and Bidborough

Your Councillor Candidates are Mark, Brendon and Joe

 

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Mark Ellis

Mark Ellis

Mark works for AXA Health and enjoys watching rugby in his spare time. He is a former local primary school governor. He has been a councillor for six years and is the Cabinet Member for Finance on Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. Mark grew up in Tunbridge Wells and has lived in Southborough with his family for 6 years.

Contact Details  
Email markstraffellis@gmail.com
Phone 07446 484925
Brendon Le Page

Brendon Le Page

Brendon is a science and music teacher, and a member of the Southborough Historical Society. When not teaching or being a councillor, his hobbies include rebuilding old cars. He has been a councillor since 2022 and sits on the Borough Council’s Planning Committee, where he makes sure that applications are discussed properly with residents. Brendon lives in Southborough with his family.

Contact Details  
Email blepage@live.co.uk
Phone 07957 509575
Joe Opara

Joe Opara

Joe works in sales for a financial services firm. He also runs an online secondhand bookshop and practises mixed martial arts. He is a Southborough town councillor, responsible for Outdoor Spaces. Joe has lived in Southborough for over five years with his partner and children.

Contact Details  
Email josephopara101@gmail.com