THE complete list of candidates for the upcoming Wyre Forest District Council election have now been revealed.

On Thursday May 2 residents in Wyre Forest will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.

All 33 seats on Wyre Forest District Council will be contested, as the council has moved to ‘all out’ elections, meaning all seats are up for election every four years.

This year, the Conservatives have 27 candidates going to the poll, with the Labour Party sending 21, and the Liberal Democrats 14.

The Independent Community and Health Concern has 14 candidates, UKIP has 10 candidates, the Green Party has 11, and there are five independent candidates.

Ian Miller, electoral registration officer for Wyre Forest said: “If you are not already on the electoral register, please take five minutes and register to vote. These elections are an opportunity to make your voice heard and have a say on who represents you on issues that directly affect day-to-day life here in the district.

Here is the complete list of district councillor candidates:

Aggborough and Spennells

  • John Cedric Aston (Independent)
  • Helen Elizabeth Dyke (Independent)
  • Peter Dyke (Independent)
  • Tony Andrew Muir (Conservative)
  • George Price (Labour)
  • Keith Roderick Robertson (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Gregory Warren Rogers (UKIP)
  • Maxine Elizabeth Watkins (Green)

Areley Kings and Riverside

  • Claire June Barnett (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Anita Ellen Beavis (Liberal Democrats)
  • Cliff Brewer (Labour)
  • Luke Thomas Clasper (Green)
  • Ken Henderson (Conservative)
  • Lin Henderson (Conservative)
  • Vi Higgs (Labour)
  • Nick Jolly (UKIP)
  • Rob Lloyd (Labour)
  • Gary Martyn Talbot (Conservative)
  • John William Roland Thomas (Independent Community and Health Concern)

Bewdley and Rock

  • Anna Coleman (Conservative)
  • Roger Hugh Coleman (Conservative)
  • John Edward Davis (Green)
  • Calne Elaine Edginton-White (Independent)
  • Paul Stephen Rogers (UKIP)
  • Rod Stanczyszyn (Labour)
  • Becky Vale (Conservative)

Blakebrook & Habberley South

  • Vicky Caulfield (Green)
  • George Anthony Connolly (UKIP)
  • John Arthur Hart (Conservative)
  • David Eric Hollyoak (Liberal Democrats)
  • Tracey Onslow (Conservative)
  • Juliet Denise Smith (Conservative)
  • Leigh Andrew John Robert Whitehouse (Labour)


  • Clare Ramona Cassidy (Liberal Democrats)
  • Simon Ford (Liberal Democrats)
  • Bill Hopkins (UKIP)
  • Anita Ostrowski (Green)
  • Mary Alice Rayner (Independent)
  • Abdur Rizan Razzak (Liberal Democrats)
  • Sarah Elizabeth Nicole Rook (Labour)
  • Steve Walker (Conservative)
  • Gareth David Webster (Labour)
  • Peter Winston Montgomery Young (Independent Community and Health Concern)

Foley Park & Hoobrook

  • Adrian Stanley Beavis (Liberal Democrats)
  • Leia Rachel Devon Beavis (Liberal Democrats)
  • John Beckingham (Labour)
  • Sally Jane Chambers (Conservative)
  • Gerald Crumpton (Labour)
  • Nathan John Desmond (Conservative)
  • Dave Finch (Green)
  • Nicky Gale (Conservative)
  • Craig Ashley Leonard (UKIP)
  • Sue Meekings (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Heidi Ruth Worth (Liberal Democrats)

Franche & Habberley North

  • Graham William Ballinger (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Brett Raymond Caulfield (Green)
  • Mike Cheeseman (Conservative)
  • Susie Griffiths (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Nigel Knowles (Labour)
  • Anna Louise L'huillier (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Mary Clive Mcdonnell (Labour)
  • David Richard Ross (Conservative)
  • Oliver Yasha Walker (Liberal Democrats)
  • Tony Whitmore (UKIP)


  • Nick Atkinson (Green)
  • David Little (Conservative)
  • Chris Pratt (Liberal Democrats)
  • Dixon Raymond Sheppard (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Carol Gwyneth Warren (Labour)


  • Rachel Louise Akathiotis (Liberal Democrats)
  • Bernice Susan Dawes (Conservative)
  • Jackie Griffiths (Labour)
  • Jill Hawes (Labour)
  • Nicky Martin (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Phil Oliver (Green)
  • Daniel Colin Rees (Labour)
  • Chris Rogers (Conservative)
  • Howard Stuart Williams (Conservative)

Offmore & Comberton

  • Dave Field (UKIP)
  • Kevin George Gale (Conservative)
  • Shazu Miah (Liberal Democrats)
  • Frances Mary Oborski (Liberal Democrats)
  • Nick Savage (Labour)
  • Alan John Totty (Liberal Democrats)
  • Matthew Francis Viner (Conservative)

Wribbenhall & Arley

  • John Frederick Byng (Conservative)
  • Dan Crampton (Labour)
  • Liz Davies (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Paul Harrison (Conservative)
  • Megan Jane Williams (Green)
  • Christopher Robert Wood (UKIP)

Wyre Forest Rural

  • Adrian Mark Carloss (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Harry Kenelm Dakeyne Grove (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Ian David Hardiman (Conservative)
  • Steven Harrington (UKIP)
  • Marcus John Hart (Conservative)
  • David Paul Jones (Labour)
  • Lisa Joan Jones (Conservative)
  • Barry Macfarland (Labour)
  • Chris Nicholls (Labour)
  • Vince Smith MBE (Independent Community and Health Concern)
  • Kate Spohrer (Green)