Gaia Bawden
Age: probably 16
Gender: Female
Occupation: School student
Friends/Family: Mother: Kay
Home: Pagford

Gaia Bawden was the daughter of Kay Bawden and originally lived in London. She moved to Pagford with her mother, who wanted to be closer to her boyfriend, Gavin Hughes. She missed London and her old friends, but befriended Sukhvinder Jawanda.

In the 2014 BBC televsion series adaption of "The Casual Vacancy", Gaia Bawden will be played by German actress Carolin Fischer.

Andrew Price had a crush on her.