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Leigh-on-Sea Town Council 1996

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Councillor Anita Forde

Contact Details 


Telephone: 07786 023941

Ward: Leigh Road

Councillor since: 2016

Committee Membership: Community & Culture (Vice-Chairman), Finance & Governance, Staffing

External Appointments: LTC Representative for Veolia Community Group, Southend Airport Consultative Committee

Register of Interests


I have been a resident of Leigh for over 40 years. I attended WHSG and completed a Hairdressing apprenticeship in Leigh. I then ran my own salon in Leigh for 20 years before moving into education. I taught History and RE, locally, at Secondary and A-level for 15 years but have recently returned to my previous occupation and now run a business within the Leigh Road Ward, as well as live there. I have 2 adult sons .

One of my main interests is the well-being of our young people and following my re-election of May 2019, I will endeavour to continue to support residents and businesses in Leigh as well as promote the Youth forum.