The Bridgwater Hamp Ward has been reduced down to the original estate and is now represented 2  Labour councillors - STEVE AUSTEN and ADRIAN MOORE . Steve and Adrian are both Hamp residents and very active in Community matters.

Steve Austen
Steve Austen moved to Somerset 25 years ago and has lived on Hamp for the past 14 with his wife Stella. Both have previously worked for Sedgemoor District Council for many years and have witnessed the waste and political indecision first hand.

Steve is a trustee of the Hamp Community Association and Bridgwater YMCA who have just completed a new sports and fitness complex for all residents of Sedgemoor;.

Steve, who has been involved in the local community for many years and has helped many people in this time, knows that the local Council should be doing more for Bridgwater.   

Adrian Moore
Adrian was born and educated on Hamp and still has many of his family living on the estate.
Adrian has previously served as a District, County and Town Councillor for many years including 3 years as  Bridgwater Mayor . He is an active carnivalite and knows how important carnival is to our town.

Adrian has said that he will work hard to rejuvenate and bring back the community spirit to Hamp and knows that the council must do more to bring jobs to Bridgwater .He supports the re-building of the excellent Robert Blake Science College and Elmwood School as one way of creating local employment and improving local facilities for our young people.