Ramsbottom Conservatives have unanimously chosen young entrepreneur, Jamie Hoyle, as the Conservative candidate for Ramsbottom Ward at the forthcoming local elections to be held in May 2018.
Jamie, aged 20, lives on Springwood Street, in the centre of Ramsbottom, is well-known in Ramsbottom, having been brought up in the town.
Jamie attended Emmanuel Holcombe Primary School followed by Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School before setting up his own software business in Summerseat as a freelance web developer. He currently works at a Manchester-based social media and internet archiving company.
Outside of politics, Jamie has represented the North West in the sport of orienteering including competing at international-level events.
Locally, Jamie was involved with Bury Youth Orchestra for a number of years, and remains a keen musician.
Jamie is also a lifelong Bury FC fan.
On the wider political stage, Jamie spoke at Conservative Party Conference this year about education, a passion that he wishes to carry forward onto the campaign trail.
Jamie gave the following comment:-
“I am delighted to have been selected by the Conservatives to stand in the elections this year for Ramsbottom. I have been brought up in the town and I am truly passionate about it. I would like to be a strong voice for Ramsbottom, Shuttleworth and Holcombe Village on Bury Council.
I have the commitment and energy needed to fight for the issues that matter to the residents of Ramsbottom. In particular, the issues of housing, protecting our greenbelt, public transport, and crime prevention.
If elected I will work hard with the current Conservative Councillor’s and put Ramsbottom first at Bury Town Hall.”
Councillor Ian Bevan said “Jamie will be a fantastic Councillor if elected this May. I know that he will work hard for our town and villages. He has the fully support of myself, Cllr Rob Hodkinson and Cllr Ian Schofield.”