Mathew Forshaw is a local business man who has has lived and worked in Bamber Bridge East for the last 12 years and stands as the Conservative Candidate for Bamber Bridge East in the by -election on the 18th Novmber 2021.
This election is about local issues and above all making sure that Bamber Bridge receives a fair share of funding from the South Ribble Council. Mathew will Campaign to ;-
Rebuild the Local Economy after the pandemic
Fairer shares of Council spending for Bamber Bridge
Create a Town Team of all sections of the community and talents to improve community facilites as in Leyland.
Improve Withy Tree Park to green flag standard
Complete the Mckenzie Arms Development and build as many houses as possible with the funds available.
Re- introduce neighbourhood policing to Bamber Bridge
Prudently manage the staff and finances of the South Ribble Council to provide value for money services.
Keep the Councl tax as low as possible,
Mathew comments; ''Central to my campign is to establish Town Team made up of all sections of the community to improve the facilities of the town, drawn from all councils representing the area, business, voluntary sector, churches and pressure groups.
''As a dedicated Conservative supporter of Brexit I bring my experience of Bamber Bridge people and business to help us Build Back Better after the pandemic. At 16 I was made homeless and struggled to establish a home and job. I have learned a lot about hardship and understand we need to do more for young people and those who are less privileged.”
''Major local issues of concern are litter, dog fouling, parking, more green spaces, additional sports facilities, traffic and air quality. I will work with the Police and newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner,Andrew Snowden and our Conservative County Councillors to counter anti-social behaviour, drug dealing and speeding drivers. ''For the people of Bamber Bridge I bring a ’can do’ attitude council representation and will dedicate myself to improve the local peoples quality of life and make sure their voice is heard on the South Ribble Borough Council.”
''The public will be seeing me on their doorsteps and hope to meet and speak to as many residents as possible, the dark nights and Covid regulations allowing before the election on the 18th November.”