Town Councillors

Cllr Mark Green - Woodley Town Council - Bulmershe Ward

Mark has lived in Woodley all his life. He spent 32 years as a firefighter before retiring and becoming a Flying Instructor. Mark has been a Councillor since 2015 and amongst other duties has served on the Leisure and Community Services Committee. 

Alison Swaddle - Woodley Town Councillor - Bulmershe Ward

Alison moved here to attend Reading University 33 years ago and never left! She represented Bulmershe & Whitegates ward as a Borough Councillor for 4 years. Both her children attended Bulmershe School and she served 6 years as a parent governor. 

Sam Rahmouni - Woodley Town Councillor - Bulmershe Ward

Sam has lived in Woodley for over 50 Years. He has 3 grown up children, 6 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. He is now retired after working for many years at Mars confectionery. He enjoys gardening and was involved in fundraising for different charities over the years.

Philip Wicks - Woodley Town Councillor - Loddon Airfield

Philip has been a town councillor for the last 4 years most of which he has spent on the busy planning committee. His background is in the building industry which is very helpful when discussing the complexities of a planning application.

Jenny Cheng - Woodley Town Councillor - South Lake North

Jenny lived in Woodley for 8 years has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. She was a mother and housewife for many years and now spends her time serving the community.  She has been a town councillor for 12 years where she has served on all the committees and was mayor for 2 years.

Kay Gilder - Woodley Town Councillor - South Lake South

Kay has lived in this South Lake ward for the past 48 years,  she has 2 children and several grandchildren.  Kay was a Borough Councillor for 18 years and has been a Town Councillor for 24yrs, she and her husband ran the Woodley Junior Snorkel Club and the Thames Valley Octopush Club for 37 years