PUBLIC NOTICE


PARISH OF WINSHAM 


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 87 of the Local Government Act 1972 that one vacancy has occurred on the Winsham Parish Council.

Unless a request for an election to be held is submitted in writing to the Proper Officer of South Somerset District Council at The Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT by 27th October 2017 by ten electors for the Parish of Winsham, the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by co-option.


T Pinder

Teresa Pinder, MILCM
Clerk of the Council

6th October 2017

 

 

 

COUNCILLOR VACANCY – NOTICE OF CO-OPTION

 

PARISH COUNCIL OF WINSHAM

                 VACANCY FOR A COUNCILOR 

                TO BE FILLED BY CO-OPTION 

The above Parish Council will consider filling by co-option a casual vacancy for one Councillor at its meeting to be held

on        Wednesday 1st November 2017 (due to a councillor resignation received on 17th September 2017)

at         The Committee Room, Jubilee Hall, Church Street, Winsham

 

Anyone interested in serving the community in this way and want to become a candidate for co-option should obtain an application form for candidacy from the clerk. (available on the parish council website by clicking here)  Completed application forms should be returned to the clerk by:

30TH OCTOBER 2017 

Information on eligibility the role of the parish council and its schedule of meetings may be obtained from the clerk and/or the vice-chairman

Clerk               Teresa Pinder

                           Email: winshampc@hotmail.co.uk 

Tel: Office - 01460 30441 (only part time but message can be left)

Chairman:       Jason Stevens

                           Email:  jase_stevens@yahoo.co.uk      

              Tel: 01460 30780

                                                                                                Date: 16th October 2017

Your Councillors

Jason Stevens

Jason Stevens

Chairman

8 Court Farm Close
Winsham
TA20 4JY

01460 30780

Register of Interest



Jason currently works for Energy and Recycling company Viridor in programme management and since moving to Winsham in 2013, has found himself involved in many of the local facilities and groups.  Jason is also a regular member of the congregation of St Stephens, as well as a bell ringer.  Jason is married to Lisa with one young son.





Stuart Davie

Stuart Davie

Councillor

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.


Vacant

Councillor


 

Rita Miller

Rita Miller

Councillor

1 Hollowells
Cricket St Thomas
TA20 4EN

01460 30801

Register of Interest

Rita moved to Cricket St Thomas in 2011 after retiring from the Fashion industry and London life.  She has become involved in many of the activities on offer in Winsham and is a volunteer reader at the village school.  She also volunteer's at the Community Shop and is a member of its Management Committee.  Rita finds Winsham a remarkable living, working village with great community spirit.


Andrew Simkins

Andrew Simkins

Vice-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.

Trevor Harris

Trevor Harris

Councillor

Church Farm
24 Church Street
Winsham
Chard
Somerset
TA20 4JD

01460 30389

Register of Members' Interests

Trevor moved into 24, Church Street in the summer of 2014.  He and his wife, Deborah run Church Farmhouse holiday let and Trevor is a Property Consultant for Sykes Holiday Cottages.  Prior to this he had been working in Education for over 35 years.  Trevor led a Theatre-in-Education company in Bedfordshire after leaving college and went on to work for the British Council and VSO in Sri Lanka and India before moving back to the UK to teach Drama and Classical Civilisation and lead Expressive and Performing Arts Faculties in comprehensive schools.  He was a Deputy Head Teacher and spent ten years as the Arts College Manager at Stantonbury Campus, a community school in Milton Keynes with 2400 students and a theatre, gallery and leisure centre, providing an extensive community programme of visiting professional companies, local user groups, and adult and continuing education classes.  He taught on PGCE, BA and MA programmes for the Open University, as well as running national training in Arts Education and Teacher Professional Development.  He spent nine years as Chairman of the Milton Keynes Arts Education Forum, providing arts activities, information, advice and guidance.  Trevor also worked as School Liaison Manager for Arts Council England in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, promoting greater access to high quality arts, creativity and culture for children and young people in schools.  Trevor and Deborah spend most of their leisure time gardening or exploring the local countryside with their two dogs, Betsy and Rufus!

TBC

Councillor

 
 

Councillor Responsibilities

A full list of Councillor Responsibilities can be viewed by clicking here, correct as at October 2017.

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.