Your Councillors

Judith Hill

Judith Hill

Councillor

Old Manor Farm
Fore Street
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4DX

01460 432870

judith.hill@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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I was brought up on a coastal farm
in the South Hams, S Devon and had an active rural upbringing. I studied Rural
Economy and Resources, spending an additional year in France working on farms
and environmental projects. Then followed a 3 year job on a Countryside
Commission project of promoting the waymarking of Public Rights of Way
(covering the whole country!).  Simon and
I married and farmed in Devon and Dorset with the last 25 years in Beaminster.
Our 5 children attended the Beaminster Schools where I was on the PTAs and
Beaminster School Governing body. I also played a big part in keeping the
Community Swimming Pool (later leisure centre) open for the community. This
involved enrolling and training volunteers, training lifeguards, first aiders
and spending hours on poolside teaching swimming and water safety. This led to
teaching in the PE department, a very enjoyable role. We bought our lovely house in 2010
but did not move in until 2013. Not long after that we set off for Nepal where
we spent 2 years volunteering with VSO. This was a real challenge and included
the big earthquakes, fuel blockades, separation from each other, family and
friends and a completely different way of life. So many experiences that we now
look back on with amazement!  Settling
back into Winsham life took a bit of adjustment but I am now enjoying being
able to play a small part in the community, on the Parish Council, volunteering
at the shop, cleaning the church, Street Fair Committee etc.

Jennifer Clampett

Councillor

8 Balsom Close
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4LG

01460 30383

jenny.clampett@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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Jenny has lived in the village for the last 17 years with her 3 children, who were all very young when she first arrived. Megan is now living with her family near Honiton, Rosie is working at Musgrove and Finn is at college in Taunton. Jenny's family have had connections within the area since 1963 and some of you will remember her parents Keith and Shoonan Hall.

Through the years Jenny has supported many of the village committees and groups. At present she helps edit the Joint Parish Magazine as well as being on the Parish Council. 

Lucy Miller

Councillor

Ammerham Mill
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4LB

01460 30356

lucy.miller@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

I have been associated with Winsham since 1974 as my
mother-in-law lived in Ammerham Mill.  We visited frequently and since
Stephen, my husband, is now semi-retired, we live here permanently.  We have three children and seven grandchildren who visit
often.  I was a parent-governor for a time at my children's primary school
and had a part-time PA job for many years.

Stephen and I like to play an active part in the village.

Trevor Harris

Councillor

Church Farm
24 Church Street
Winsham
TA20 4JD

I have spent over 40 years working as a teacher in secondary schools, for the Open University and with the Arts Council.  I am currently a trustee of Winsham United Charities, providing small grants to young people of the Parish.  I hope to bring some of that expertise in education, business and development to the Parish Council




Sarah Love

Sarah Love

Vice-Chairman

17 Church Street
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4HX

01460 432058

sarah.love@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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I fell in love with Winsham some thirty
years ago. When my children were younger I played an active role in village life: I managed the pre-school, facilitated
the then youth club and organised bi-annual play days. I work in Education
Partnerships for SCC where my role is wide and varied. I have always enjoyed
village life and I am passionate about the community and collaborative
working.  In the years that I have lived here I have always supported Village
events and have recently undertaken joint responsibility to keep the church clock
on time. In this ever changing environment I feel the Parish Council has a
vital part to play and a strong, listening council can be a voice and influence
positive changes.


Keith Fowler

Keith Fowler

Councillor

Misselthwaite
1 Court Farm Close
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4JY

01460 30731

keith.fowler@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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Apart from 6 years in my late 20s I have lived
in Winsham all my life.  My family have
been here for several generations.  I attended the village school, moving on to
Holyrood and then completed an apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering.  I worked in the maintenance department of
Clarks Shoes in Ilminster for 24 years and for the last 16 years have been an
Electrical Engineer at Numatic International, famous for the red Henry vacuum
cleaner.  Over the years I have been involved in many
village activities and I was a Parish Councillor for several years in the
1990s.  Now our children have grown up and I am
reducing work commitments I feel I am in a position to give more of my time to
the village that my family and I are proud to call home.




 

Stephen Weller

Stephen Weller

Councillor

45 Church Street
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4HZ

01460 30089

stephen.weller@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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I have lived in Winsham for over thirty
years. My children both attended Winsham Primary School. Both my wife and I
have been involved in various village organisations over the years, school PFA,
Street Fair Committee, Winsham Football Club, drama and music events. I love
living here, I regard it as a working village, where everyone has a sense of
community- very different from the area of south London that I came from. Long
may it last.



 





Jim Everard

Jim Everard

Chairman

Jasons
Fore Street
Winsham
Somerset

01460 30646

jim.everard@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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I moved into Winsham in 2017 as it stood out as a place of great community spirit. It has not disappointed. My only, tenuous, connection with the area is that my grandfather was born in Budleigh Salterton. After (too) many years working in finance and IT I finally retired in late 2019 and so I can spend more time helping to further improve our already excellent village. A strong council supported by the residents will be able to make positive changes; let's all work together for a brighter future.





Henk Beentje

Henk Beentje

Councillor

Leigh House
The Old Wing
Leigh
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4HW

01460 30453

henk.beentje@winshamparishcouncil.org.uk

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I am Dutch born (1951) and bred, married to an English wife (Juliet) and with three children, now all grown up. We have lived in the UK since 1990, having been in Kenya for five years before then. From 1991-2013 I worked as a botanist for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, writing about African wild plants and often doing fieldwork, mostly in Madagascar and East Africa.

We came to Winsham parish in 2014, living at Leigh and loving the area. I still do botanical projects, writing flora treatments for Gabon, the Congo and Malaysia, and producing books on trees; working our garden, walking the hills, building models and reading about history.

 

Councillor Responsibilities

 To find out which areas your councillor's are responsible for please see the list below:

Winsham Parish Council List of Responsibilities and Representatives March 2021 

 

 


 

Professional Development

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