5 Oak Avenue
Steve Hedges has been a resident of Odd Down for over thirty years, and has served as their voice on the Council for twenty years. Steve is the only councillor to run a weekly surgery for residents, offering advice and addressing casework in the community. His successes as a Councillor include preventing the destruction of the Odd Down playing fields, and has continued to protect its legacy as a great sports hub. In addition, Steve has fought with residents to prevent housing from being built on the green belt, and continues to navigate communication now as the building begins. Over the years, Steve has helped save the community centre, and campaigned against the closing of the Culverhay and BCA schools. In Odd Down, Steve would fight for a vocational school to be built where the BCA once stood. In addition, Steve is a member of the Odd Down community association.
11 Middlewood Close
Joel Hirst has been a resident of Odd Down for the past ten years. In that time, he has become especially bothered by the lack of change concerning problems in his ward, involving demanding affordable housing for families, expanding access to schools in the secondary community for locals, and solving the problems related to air quality and traffic congestion in Odd Down. Joel is a Trustee of the Odd Down Community Group, where he regularly plans events in the community. Joel served as Parish Councillor in South Gloucestershire, and is a qualified pharmacist, spending the last ten of his twenty-seven years in the profession working for the NHS in Bath.