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PUBLIC NOTICE

Winsham Parish Council and District Council Elections - 2nd May 2019

Winsham Parish Council Elections are to be held on May 2nd 2019, when District Council candidates will also be elected.  The Notice of Election of Parish Councillors can be viewed here.  The Notice of Election of District Councillors can be viewed here.

Winsham needs ten candidates for nine seats for an election to take place. If this happens it will be about forty years since Winsham has had an election for the Parish council, so one is long overdue.

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work.  You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training.  You should be comfortable working electronically.  You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a team. 

The Nomination Pack can be downloaded here. The Candidate needs to have the form Proposed and Seconded by residents of the parish that are on the Register of Electors.  Their electors numbers will also need to be quoted on the form and can be obtained from the Clerk by emailing winshampc@hotmail.co.uk 

TIME IS SHORT- The Nomination forms must be hand delivered from 8.45 am, Monday 18th March 2019 with the closing date for Nominations Forms being 4.00pm 3rd April 2019, to South Somerset District Council offices at Brympton Way, Yeovil, BA20 2HT.  It is recommended that when delivering the Candidate asks for the Returning Officer to take a look at the Nomination Pack to check it over for any errors/omissions.

The list of candidates will be published on line on the 4th April 2019.


James Bell

James Bell

Councillor

38 Davies Close
Winsham
Chard
Somerset
TA20 4JL

01460 30855

Stuart Davie

Stuart Davie

Vice Chairman

4 Fore Street
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4DY

01460 432957

Register of Interest



Stuart is the owner of a local garden machinery repair business and also works at a local haulage firm.  He has lived in the village for 4 years with his partner and their 3 daughters, all of whom attend Winsham School.  He can often be seen in and around the village and is passionate about maintaining Winsham's idyllic setting.




Nigel Eastick

Nigel Eastick

Councillor

7 Davies Close
Winsham
TA20 4JL

07561 176486

Register of Interest

Nigel moved to Winsham in 2010.  Prior to this he worked in the construction industry.  Nigel became a councillor in November 2013 and is passionately involved in music and has recently gained a diploma in music at Yeovil College and plays the drums in a local covers band.


David Clark

David Clark

Councillor

Ammerham Farm Cottage
Ammerham
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4LB

01460 30960

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Councillor



Andrew Simkins

Andrew Simkins

Chairman

The Sanctuary
5 Court Farm Close
Winsham
TA20 4JY

01460 432982

Register of Interest
 



Andrew Simkins served in the Army for 37 years, mainly in the Army Air Corps.  On leaving the Army eight years ago he undertook a number of jobs, including running a military museum.  He moved to Winsham with his wife, Jane, three years ago. 




Diane Wallbridge

Diane Wallbridge

Councillor

1 Ammerham Cottage
Ammerham Lane
Winsham
TA20 4LA

01460 30122

Register of Interest

Diane has lived in Winsham for 18 years and both her children attended the school.  Her son plays for Winsham FC/Manager, and her daughter used to work at Forde Abbey Tea Rooms.  Diane's Mum and Brother's family also live in Winsham.  Diane is a volunteer in our community owned village shop and is passionate about our wonderful parish.

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Councillor


 

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Councillor

 
 

Councillor Responsibilities

A full list of Councillor Responsibilities can be viewed by clicking here, correct as at January 2019.

Professional Development

Winsham Parish Council is committed to the personal and professional development of it's employees and council members. If you would like to see a summary of the training record, please contact the Clerk.