Candidate for Wotton-Under-Edge Division
Linda Cohen is standing to build on the legacy of John Cordwell and to ensure that Wotton, Kingswood and Berkeley Vale receives the support it needs through post COVID recovery. The process will require creativity and innovation together with a firm grasp of the priorities, which remain a constant, including: safety, health, our children’s education, employment, the maintenance of our roads and the preservation of our green spaces. She understands the importance of community and the responsibility to help facilitate the clubs, activities and events which make Wotton special. She runs a PR company and a social enterprise Read With Me which provides volunteers to hear children read in school. She has worked with KLB pupils to create The Wotton Trails and has developed new initiatives in partnership with local retailers to help them grow their business. She is a keen runner and member of Wotton Trotters and supporter of Wotton Pool and is a regular spectator at the bowls club.