Cllr. Lyn Barton
Lyn Barton is a hard working Councillor who has spearheaded many community campaigns ( see below) She is a Governor at Iceni Academy.. A Board Member of the local Mercury Theatre .. A member of Blenheim Park Neighbourhood Watch Team and a member of Churchillgate Residents Association. As a retired teacher and youth worker she is committed to providing facilities and support for young people. Her other priority is our older residents. Lyn has been re-selected to fight in 2020.
Cllr. Sam McCarthy
Sam McCarthy is one of our two Councillors for Shrub End and was first elected on May 2nd 2019 with 878 votes He feels strongly about community and safety. He is focusing his attention on making residents feel included in everything he does. This would mean that everyone plays a part in making Shrub End a thriving neighbourhood for all. Sam is a founding trustee of Colchester Rough Sleepers Group, a charity specialising in overnight accommodation for rough sleepers.
He is also a member of Churchill Gate Residents Association and several neighbourhood watch teams across the ward.