People

Cllr Claire McDonald - Caversham

Claire McDonald was elected in 2015 to represent the ward where she has lived for 40 years. She has run her own small business and raised three daughters who all attended local schools.

Jenny Cheng - Borough Councillor for South Lake Ward WBC

Jenny Cheng was elected to represent Southlake in the 2018 local elections for Wokingham Borough Council. Currently Mayor of Woodley Town she is a hardworking woman who has been on the Town Council for 7 years and has helped many residents.

Cllr Richard Dolinski - WBC - Loddon Ward

Richard Dolinski was elected as our Loddon Ward Councillor for the Borough Council elections in May 2016. Currently Deputy Leader of Woodley Town Council, Richard Dolinski is passionate about making sure Woodley is a great place to live. 

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Cllr Abdul Loyes - WBC - Loddon ward

Abdul Loyes was first elected in May 2006 as a Councillor in Loddon Ward on Wokingham Borough Council and was elected again in 2011. He has lived in the Borough since 1976 and is married to Nina. They have three children. Abdul runs his own catering business and believes his experience of running a small business is very useful and his knowledge of the local area enables him to recognize the changes needed to improve life in Woodley.

Cllr Shahid Younis - WBC - Bulmershe and Whitegates Ward

Shahid Younis was elected in May 2011 as a Councillor for Bulmershe & Whitegates ward on Wokingham Borough Council. Shahid has lived in Bulmershe for many years, is married and has four children. He has over 20 years IT industrial experience and has worked with major corporations throughout Europe and the Middle East.

Cllr Bill Soane - WBC - Loddon Ward, Woodley

Bill has lived in Woodley for 30 years and raised his family here. He runs his own business and brings this experience of working with people to get things done to the Council if elected. As Woodley’s Carnival Committee Chairman he raised funds for local & national charities whilst providing a great day out for Woodley residents.