Cllr Gary Johnson

District Councillor for Ridgewood & Little Horsted
Town Councillor for Uckfield West
Wealden Association Officer

Gary and his wife have lived in Uckfield for 22 years. His two children attended Rocks Park Primary School and Uckfield Community Technology College. Gary is a business owner in the care sector; he employs over 100 people in the local area. 

Gary has always found it very rewarding to volunteer his time; previously being an army reservist and, more recently, as an active member of the Newhaven lifeboat crew. 

I am aware of the value of the Village Hall to Ridgewood and the wider Uckfield community. I very much welcome the plans to rebuild the hall, especially with the number of houses being built in Ridgewood and the increased population. I will be delighted to support and work with the Village Hall Committee.

Little Horsted is an integral part of the new district council ward. I am aware that it has its own community with its own issues, including traffic and access issues in Horsted Pond Lane and the Owlsbury Park Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space (SANGS). If elected, I will listen to and work with Little Horsted Parish and its residents to help resolve any issues that I can. 

Gary was elected district councillor for the new ward of Uckfield Ridgewood and Little Horsted in May 2019's local elections, and an Uckfield Town Councillor for the new West Ward.

See Also

Cllr Claire Dowling

County Councillor for Uckfield North
District Councillor for Uckfield New Town Ward, with Helen Firth

East Sussex County Councillor for Uckfield North
Wealden District Councillor for Uckfield Central
Chairman of Uckfield Conservatives

Cllr Geoffrey Draper

District Councillor for Chiddingly Ward
Chairman of Mid-Weald Branch

Geoffrey Draper was elected district ouncillor for Chiddingly, East Hoathly & Waldron Ward (including Golden Cross and Halland) 

Geoffrey says, “I am first and foremost a resident of this Ward, situated almost exactly equidistant between Chiddingly, East Hoathly and Waldron.

Robin Farmer

Association Treasurer
Uckfield Branch Treasurer

Robin joined the Wealden officer team in 2003 and has used his professional experience to manage the Association's finances.

Cllr Helen Firth

District Councillor for Uckfield New Town, along with Claire Dowling
Town Councillor for Uckfield New Town
Deputy Chairman (Policy & Campaigning) Uckfield Conservatives

Wealden District and Uckfield Town Councillor for Uckfield New Town

Cllr Roy Galley

County Councillor for Maresfield and Buxted
District Councillor for Danehill & Fletching
Ashdown Forest Branch - Deputy Chairman, Political

Roy Galley is the East Sussex County Councillor for Maresfield and Buxted, representing the parishes of Buxted ; Danehill ; Fletching ; part of Forest Row ; Isfield ; Maresfield -- and Wealden District Council member for  Danehill, Fletching & Nutley.

Cllr Richard Grocock

District Councillor for Hailsham West
Town Councillor for Hailsham West
Chairman of Hailsham Conservatives

Wealden District Council member for Hailsham South & West, Chairman of Hailsham Conservatives and Wealden Conservative Association Officer.

Cllr Richard Hallett MBE

District Councillor for Crowborough St John's
Wealden Conservatives' Officer
Crowborough Conservatives' Treasurer

Richard Hallett has lived in Crowborough for 36 years and has been actively involved in the community. His children went to Beacon, and his daughter, son-in-law and  two grandsons live in St John’s Ward.

Cllr Chris Hardy

District Councillor for Hartfield Ward
Past Chairman of Wealden District Council

Wealden District Councillor for Hartfield and Chairman of the CouncilI by birth am a man of Kent where I resided for a large part of my life being interested and involved in politics from my early twenties.I moved to Hartfield 17 years ago with my wife Sue to whom I have been married for over 50 years.

Christine Howard

Christine moved with her husband Nigel to Uckfield in 1995. They met as young Conservatives many moons ago and Christine has been involved with the Uckfield Conservative Branch for many years and is the Branch Secretary.

Cllr Johanna Howell

District Councillor for Frant & Wadhurst, with Cllr Bob Standley
Chairman of High Weald Branch

Wealden District Councillor for Frant & Wadhurst (along with Cllr Bob Standley), Johanna Howell was elected in 2007. She is Chairman of the council's Planning North committee and a member of: