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Wokingham Without Ward

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Mrs Pauline Helliar-Symons


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T: 01344 774909

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Mrs Pauline Helliar-Symons

Borough (Wokingham Without)

Educated in Bristol and at Swansea University, where took 2 degrees in History and was a member of Students' Representative Council, Athletics Union and President of Debate Union. Moved to Berkshire in 1974 as History teacher, then Head of RE at Charters School, moved to Prospect School, Reading as Head of History, the Windsor Girls' School as Deputy Head. Is currently an assessor for Investors in People. Always had an interest in community affairs, having served on a wide range of committees including the Berkshire CC Museums Service, Agreed Syllabus Commission for RE, Southern Arts Management Committee and the Wokingham District Arts Council and Berkshire Arts Council and a number of different initiatives to link business and Education. As Chairman of the Council encouraged increased opportunities for all sections of the community to meet and develop links and ways of working together. While Chairman, also founded the Alzheimer's Carers' Trust to give support to those caring for dementia sufferers. As a ward Councillor has taken a major interest in road safety, the environment and preservation of the countryside in its natural state and since Wokingham became Unitary, in developing links with local schools to help the Council support their specific needs - again with a particular focus on road safety. Is a Trustee of Oakwood, a Christian outdoor Activities centre for young people, in Wokingham Without. As an accredited member peer for the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) is called on to undertake mentoring and training for Councillors in other local Councils. While Mayor, supported two charities, the LINK visiting scheme and Life Education.


Mr Angus Ross


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Mr Angus Ross

Borough (Wokingham Without)

Now retired. I spent the first half of my working life as an RAF Officer, spending much of the time as a pilot. The second half has been in property and facilities management, including ten years running a subsidiary for a Japanese corporation. I then became a self employed consultant. Outside of work and politics I have always been active in sport and the running of clubs and have sat on the Borough Sports Council for over 20 years including four as Chairman I have been involved in City of London activities for 20 years and I am the elected Beadle to the Alderman of Bread Street Ward and the Hon Treasurer of the Ward's club. I have lived in the area for over 30 years with my wife.


Mr David Sleight


M: 07583 429037
T: 01344 775673

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Mr David Sleight

Borough (Wokingham Without)

David served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 35 years and, by profession, is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer. He has lived in the Borough since 1981 and in Wokingham Without since 1987. David is married with 2 grown up sons and has been involved in local politics with the Conservative Party since 1997, was chairman of Bracknell Conservative Association and is currently Party Deputy Chairman in the South East Region.


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  • High customer satisfaction
    87% satisfaction rating by residents

  • Strong leadership and finances
    Making the tough decisions

  • Town centre all signed up
    The Conservatives stayed committed

  • Low council tax
    No rise for the last 5 years

  • Good schools
    More schools planned

  • Award winning social care
    High quality care whatever your age

  • Great recycling with rewards
    Reducing landfill

  • Great leisure facilities
    Coral Reef makeover

  • Beautiful parks and open spaces
    Residents satisfaction very high

  • New Urgent Care Centre
    Committed to community based services

  • Home ownership schemes
    Tackling homelessness

  • Low crime and anti social behaviour
    33% reduction

  • Improved road maintenance
    Lots of potholes filled

  • Enhanced libraries
    Kept open in difficult times

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