The Ewood Labour team support and attend the local community Associations. They hold regular monthly surgeries, organise on street ward surgeries, and support a monthly breakfast club at Livesey All Age Centre and Monthly Lunch group at Ewood Park.

Councillors Jim Casey, Maureen Bateson and Jamie Groves
Councillors Jim Casey, Maureen Bateson and Jamie Groves

Councillor Jamie Groves

Jamie Groves has been Councillor for the Ewood ward since 2012. He has also been the assistant executive member for regeneration since 2014, working as part of the team that delivered the new ‘Alan Shearer Way ‘, the fantastic ‘Cathedral Quarter’ development in the town centre and the continuing improvement in Blackburn’s night time economy.

Address: 16 Farrington Close, Blackburn, BB2 4PU

Telephone: 07891 324737

E-mail: jamie.groves@blackburn.gov.uk

"I've been very active in the ward getting involved in local community events, including clean ups and hold regular street surgeries with my colleagues dealing with many issues ranging from environmental to highways." Councillor Jamie Groves
Councillor Jamie Groves

Councillor Maureen Bateson

Maureen has been a Councillor for many years holding various roles on the Council; currently she is the Executive Member for Children’s Services. She actively support the management and activities at Ivy Street centre, Ewood Community Association and two over 50’s Lunch groups at Ewood and Livesey. Maureen is a member of the Health and Wellbeing board, Children’s Safeguarding Board, a Trustee at Blackburn Rovers Community Trust and a Rovers season ticket holder. She is also a member of Unite and a known fighter for people’s rights.

Address: 9 Kings Road, Blackburn, BB2 4PX

Telephone: 01254 201889

E-mail: maureen.bateson@blackburn.gov.uk

"As part of the team of Ewood Labour Cllrs we have campaigned for new housing, extra care facilities, children’s centres, support for community centres, jobs in the area, road improvements, and run clean up campaigns." Councillor Maureen Bateson
Councillor Maureen Bateson

Councillor Jim Casey

Jim was born in Blackburn and lives and works here. He is a former Royal Navy serviceman of more than ten years, a UNITE member and branch secretary for over fifteen years. He is proud to serve the Ewood ward and his priorities are crime and anti social, behaviour, fly tipping, Investment opportunities/Job creation, Social isolation/exclusion.

Address: 6 Monmouth Road, Blackburn, BB1 3LB

Telephone: 01254 368346

E-mail: jim.casey@blackburn.gov.uk

 

"I've been pleased to see improvements and investment in the area such as the Ewood gyratory system and investment at the award winning dementia care unit Eachstep in the infirmary area." Councillor Jim Casey
Councillor Jim Casey
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