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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF ELECTION 

Winsham Parish Council 
Election of One Councillor

1. Nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer at the Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT  between 9.30 am and 4.00 pm on any working day from the date of publication of this notice (excluding bank holidays) but no later than 4pm on Wednesday 9th May 2018.  
 
2. Nomination papers may be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer, the Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT during the times stated above.
 
3. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Wednesday 6th June 2018. 
 
4. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Friday 18th May. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
 
5. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT by 5 p.m. on Monday 21st May.
 
6. Applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT by 5 p.m. on Tuesday 29th May.
 
7. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil BA20 2HT by 5 p.m. on Wednesday 6th June. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Tuesday 29th May. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Tuesday 29th May. 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Alex Parmley
Dated: 18th April 2018                                                                                                                                                                                       Returning Officer  

 

A nomination pack can be downloaded by clicking here, but the applicant must following the instructions contained therein. The Clerk also has four printed copies.  If you would like a copy, please contact the Clerk by email - winshampc@hotmail.co.uk

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.


David Clark

David Clark

Councillor

Ammerham Farm Cottage
Ammerham
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4LB

01460 30960

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.

Bill Lewsey

Bill Lewsey

Councillor

19 Western Way
Winsham
Somerset
TA20 4JH

01460 432732

Register of Members' Interests



Bill moved to Winsham in 2016 after having lived in Chard for 8 years with his family and has never looked back!  This is Bill's first seat at a Parish Council and he has a special interest in promoting Winsham as 'a great place to live'.  In his spare time he likes to ride motorbikes and try not to injure himself at woodwork. 

TBC

Councillor

 
 

Councillor Responsibilities

A full list of Councillor Responsibilities can be viewed by clicking here, correct as at January 2018.

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.