Robin Sider

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Shepperton Town ward

Robin Sider is a former Regular Army Officer with over 38 years in a  world wide career.

He has represented Shepperton Town since being elected in 1999, and has served on the planning, code of conduct and members development committees, and is the current chairman of the Borough Licensing committee, and the borough's nominated Armed Forces Champion under the terms of the governments Armed Forces Covenant.
He was Mayor in 2002 and again in 2012.

Robin has always been involved with the community having been chairman of 1st Shepperton & St Nicholas Scout Group, Chairman of Staines Swimming Club, Chairman of Shepperton Horticultural Association, Chairman of Voluntary Action in Spelthorne, President of Spelthorne Schools Sports Association, President of Spelthorne Multiple Sclerosis Society and President of the Hope Stroke Club.  

He was awarded the British Empire Medal in HM Birthday Honours list in 2014 for his services to the people of Shepperton. He was widowed in the same year. Robin's hobbies are dog training and the community.

Robin was re-elected as a Conservative Councillor for the Shepperton Town ward in the 2 May 2019 local election

Contact details

Tel: 01932 232990


Robin was elected as a Conservative Councillor for the  Shepperton Town Ward in May 2015


Staying safe in taxis

Spelthorne Borough Council issued a warning that it is important to make sure the driver and vehicle of your taxi are licensed and to take sensible precautions

Very merry meals on wheels

Cllr Maureen Attewell and thirteen fellow councillors* have joined together to donate £2050 from their Better Neighbourhood Grants to fund a selection of gifts which will be given to Meals on Wheels customers in the run up to Christmas and on Christmas Day itself. Spelthorne Borough Council 22/12/2016

See Also

Maureen Attewell

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Laleham and Shepperton Green ward

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Colin Barnard

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for Shepperton Town ward

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Clare Barratt

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Ashford Common ward

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Richard Barratt

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John Boughtflower

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Amar Brar

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Ashford North and Stanwell South ward

Amar Brar has lived in Stanwell for 39 years now.

Has been married for nearly 50 years and has 3 grown up children

Running her own local company as a Financial Adviser for 33 years now

Previously worked for British Airways in Computer operations

Satvinder Buttar

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Ashford North and Stanwell South ward

Satvinder Buttar : I am residing in Ashford since 1997 with my wife and four daughters. I graduated from Teesside University as a Chemical Engineer and since I have worked for Private, Public and Voluntary sector.

Rose Chandler

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Rose Chandler has lived in Surrey for 14 years and in Ashford since 2007. Married to Mike, she has two married daughters and a son. As a resident of Wrens Avenue she has first-hand experience of the local traffic problems and other local issues.

Nick Gething

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Ashford Town ward

Nick is a solicitor specialising in commercial property and working in Staines. He is married with three children, one of which is still in a school in the borough.

Michele Gibson

Spelthorne Borough Councillor for the Riverside and Laleham ward

Michele Gibson has lived in and loved the riverside area of Staines for the last 5 years. Michele’s previous career was working in the Telecommunications Industry, which she did for 15 years.