Jasons Fore Street Winsham Somerset
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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.
Whatley Farm Whatley Winsham TA20 4JS
17 Bakersfield Winsham Somerset TA20 4JN
17 Church Street Winsham SomersetTA20 4HX
I fell in love with Winsham some thirtyyears ago. When my children were younger I played an active role in village life: I managed the pre-school, facilitatedthe then youth club and organised bi-annual play days. I work in EducationPartnerships for SCC where my role is wide and varied. I have always enjoyedvillage life and I am passionate about the community and collaborativeworking. In the years that I have lived here I have always supported Villageevents and have recently undertaken joint responsibility to keep the church clockon time. In this ever changing environment I feel the Parish Council has avital part to play and a strong, listening council can be a voice and influencepositive changes.
Leigh House The Old Wing Leigh Winsham SomersetTA20 4HW
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.
Misselthwaite 1 Court Farm Close Winsham SomersetTA20 4JY
Apart from 6 years in my late 20s I have livedin Winsham all my life. My family havebeen here for several generations. I attended the village school, moving on toHolyrood and then completed an apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering. I worked in the maintenance department ofClarks Shoes in Ilminster for 24 years and for the last 16 years have been anElectrical Engineer at Numatic International, famous for the red Henry vacuumcleaner. Over the years I have been involved in manyvillage activities and I was a Parish Councillor for several years in the1990s. Now our children have grown up and I amreducing work commitments I feel I am in a position to give more of my time tothe village that my family and I are proud to call home.
45 Church Street Winsham SomersetTA20 4HZ
I have lived in Winsham for over thirtyyears. My children both attended Winsham Primary School. Both my wife and Ihave been involved in various village organisations over the years, school PFA,Street Fair Committee, Winsham Football Club, drama and music events. I loveliving here, I regard it as a working village, where everyone has a sense ofcommunity- very different from the area of south London that I came from. Longmay it last.
19 Church Street WinshamTA20 4HX
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