Unitary Councillors

Lynda Hyde

Rottingdean Coastal
Lynda Hyde has served Rottingdean Coastal for many years as a local councillor. Lynda is very active in the ward and enjoys taking up problems on behalf of ward members. Lynda can often be spotted around the ward with her dog, and they both keep fit working on behalf of residents.

Steve Bell




Steve Bell sits on the Policy Resource & Growth, Housing & New Homes, Licensing, Housing Management Panel East area and Corporate Parenting Board Committees. 

Mary Mears

Rottingdean Coastal
Mary Mears has been a local councillor for both Brighton & Hove City Council and its predecessor. She has served as Council Leader from 2008 to 2011. She has brought a 'value for money' approach to the city council and believes that every pound raised by local tax payers should be spent wisely. Mary holds regular councillor surgeries in the ward, working hard on behalf of local people.Mary has her own blog, which you can find here... marymears.wordpress.com

Dee Simson

Dee Simson is well known to the residents of Woodingdean through her service to the community as councillor, and remains active in the local community outside of her council work.