Cllr. Tony Rice

Cllr. Tony Rice is a member for the Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown ward at Gravesham Borough Council.

He has lived in Cobham for 22 years and is in touch with the local issues that impact the lives of people in the area. If entrusted with your vote and the responsibility to represent you, he will be an active champion for the interests of all of the people in the villages of this ward, whatever your political persuasion

Tony has worked in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industry for most of his career, with both BT and IBM. He is now a director of a company he co-founded with two colleagues in 2004, now employing over 50 people.

In his spare time, Tony is a passionate home cook who can happily spend all day in the kitchen! When not grafting over the stove, he is also a dog lover and will often be seen walking his two working cockers in Jeskyns or the Cobham recreation field.


Read Tony's local election 2019 pledges for Shorne, Cobham & Luddesdown


Thank you to the Armed Forces Community in Gravesham

With pride in veterans, cadets and those currently serving, we attended Armed Forces Day at the Community Square in Gravesend. 

This event is an important occasion, helping us all keep front of mind that our service personnel are working to keep us safe. 

Lower Thames Crossing update

This week Derek and Aaron met with officials from Highways England to discuss the Lower Thames Crossing on behalf of the residents of Riverview and a few days after Bob and Tony had done the same for Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown.

Consultation report by the autumn?

Lower Thames Crossing Van Visits Cobham

Today I took the opportunity to meet with the Highway's England team who came to Cobham in their van to consult with the local community.

I made two main points:

See Also

Cllr. Emma Elliott

Cllr. Emma Elliott is member for Painters Ash Ward at Gravesham Borough Council.


Cllr. Derek Ashenden

Cllr. Derek Ashenden is a member for Riverview ward at Gravesham Borough Council.                                                   

Derek is passionate about healthcare and the protection of our greenbelt.

Cllr. Ejaz Aslam

Cllr. Ejaz Aslam is a member for Meopham South and Vigo ward at Gravesham Borough Council.                                                                                                                                           

Cllr Gary Harding

Gary Harding is the Gravesham Borough Councillor for Meopham North and is the Borough’s Disability Champion. 

He was born October 1961 in Gravesend, and at the age of 3 was diagnosed Deaf at the Nuffield Centre, London.

Cllr. Leslie Hills

Leslie Hills is member for Chalk Ward in Gravesham Borough Council.                                                     

Leslie has lived in Chalk since 1982 and has been privileged to serve on GBC as Councillor since 2007 and as leader of the Conservative Group since August 2018.

Cllr. Les Hoskins

Cllr. Les Hoskins is a member for the Whitehill Ward at Gravesham Borough Council.