Castle ward by-election – Stefan Sykes: Green

Castle ward by-election – Stefan Sykes: Green

 

Worthing Daily asked all the candidates in the Castle ward by-election for Worthing Borough Council on Thursday August 7th for a statement. 

The following is from Stefan Sykes – the Green Party candidate:

The Green Party candidate for the Castle ward by-election is Stefan Sykes.

Following the election of Worthing’s first Green councillor in May, Stefan is aiming to double the Green council representation, and be a strong voice on behalf of the community in Worthing.

“We want to bring back park wardens to make parks and play areas safer and cleaner,” said Stefan.

“I also want to push for more affordable housing, so local people won’t have to leave their home town to find somewhere to live. The Green Party are the only national party opposing fracking, and committed to keeping the NHS public.  If elected, I will work hard for Castle ward residents for the next four years.”

Stefan owns Coast seafront cafe, and works as an urban regeneration consultant. He founded Worthing Film Club and the On Location Film Festival, and was Chair of Worthing Arts Council for two years.