Your Councillors and the Clerk

 

The Parish Council has 9 members. Councillors are either elected every 4 years (the next election is in May 2019) or co-opted onto the Council as vacancies arise. In May at the start of each new Parish Council year, the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are elected and Councillors agree committee positions and areas of interest. Please address all correspondence through the Clerk

Peter Drummond, Chairman

Peter Drummond

Since 2003 Pete has lived in Bedham, at the far end of the Parish, having grown up in Loxwood. When he joined the Parish Council, in October 2014, it was to concentrate on the PC response to Gatwick’s trial of departure routes and the effects of the airport’s expansion; he helped establish the Association of Parish Council’s Aviation Group, whose representative sits on Gatwick’s Noise Management Board.

Pete was elected Parish Council Chairman in May 2017 and is now involved in many aspects of the PC’s work but is particularly interested in planning for the village’s future, especially the provision of genuinely affordable homes for everyone.

Areas of Interest:
Communications
Finance Committee (Chairman)
Gatwick Airport
Local Council/Outside Associations (voting rights)
Planning Committee

T: 01798 865546

Lucy Bartley

Lucy is relatively new to Wisborough Green. She moved to Fittleworth Road in 2017, but is not new to the area, having previously lived in Alfold. Lucy was co-opted onto the Council in June 2020 and relishes the opportunity to serve Wisborough Green for which she cares deeply. She brings time, energy, skills and experience to the Council.

Areas of Interest:
Neighbourhood Plan Review
Planning Committee
Traffic Management Plan
Winter Management Plan

T: 700457

 

 

Andy Burbridge

Andy BurbridgeAndy lives at Newpound and has served on the Council since February 2015. He is very involved in village sporting activities and active in the new Pavilion project. With his extensive knowledge of playing surfaces, he is well placed to represent the Parish Council on the Green Co-ordination Group and advise on work to the Green for the benefit of the whole community.

 

Areas of Interest:
Green Coordination Group
Planning Committee
Youth Activities

T: 01403 701902

 

 

Andrew Jackson, Vice-Chairman

Andrew JacksonAndrew is our longest serving Councillor, being elected onto the Council in May 1992 so achieving 25 year’s service to the village in 2017. Andrew’s experience, knowledge and tremendous commitment are of great value to the Council. His thorough understanding of both planning and Parish Council finances makes him an experienced Chairman of both these committees for 2017.

Areas of Interest:

Finance Committee
Neighbourhood Plan Review Group
Pew Pavilion Project/Trustee Liaison
Planning Committee (Chairman)
Village Hall Trustee

T: 01403 700574

 

 

Steve Rollinson

Areas of Interest:
Communications
Community Speed Watch
Major Emergency Plan
Neighbourhood Plan Review
Planning Committee
Traffic Management Plan

T: 01403 700167

 

 

Howard True

Howard TrueThis is Howard’s second term of office on the Parish Council, having originally served in the mid-1990’s and encouraged to return in March 2014. Having been in the village for over 25 years, he has a wealth of village knowledge and experience. Like many of us, Howard is concerned about traffic issues in the village, especially speeding, and is now in the process of re-establishing the village Community Speed Watch group.

 


Areas of Interest:
Finance Committee (Monthly Bank Reconciliations)
Major Emergency Plan
Planning Committee
Traffic Management Plan Group
Winter Management Plan

T: 01403 700150

 

 

Martin Watson

Martin moved to Wisborough Green in 2009 and lives down Harsfold Lane.  He was encouraged to join the Council by an ex-councillor and was first co-opted onto the Council in March 2017. He is delighted to make a positive contribution to his community and being a self-confessed stickler for detail, is pleased to help make decisions and move Parish Council projects forward.

Areas of Interest:
Communications
Finance Committee
Green Coordination Group
New Pavilion Project/Trustee Liaison
Planning Committee

T: 07836 700923

Sophie Winship

Sophie was co-opted onto the Council in January 2021. Having grown up in Wisborough Green, forth generation, she moved back to the village in 2019. Since then Sophie has become involved in the Community Speedwatch Group and before joining the Parish Council, joined the Parish Council’s Traffic Management Plan working group as a community member. Sophie is proud to be a WG resident and looks for positive outcomes to situations and challenges. She has observed that the village is constantly changing and faces new challenges. She joins the Parish Council to help maintain its beauty, community spirit and rich history, acknowledging that this needs sensitive and sympathetic guidance.

Areas of Interest:

Community Speedwatch Coordinator
Planning Committee
Traffic Management Plan Working Group

T: 01403 700783

 

 

Tim Worrall

Tim was co-opted onto the Council in January 2021 having shown his interest in the village by attending meetings as a member of public and a keen and observant reader of the minutes. Tim has lived in Glebe Way with his family for 15 years and knows the village well, having previously served as a school governor, volunteer minibus driver and helped at other village events.  With work pressing now reduced, Tim is able to devote more time to the village, and brings to the Council both skills and experience gained during his career.

Areas of Interest:
Communications
Major Emergency Plan
Planning Committee
Winter Management Plan

T: 01403 700100

 

 

Louise Davies, Parish Clerk

Louise DaviesLouise has been Clerk since March 2002 and has seen her role develop and become more demanding over the years.

 

 

Wisborough Green Parish Council
PO Box 255
Wisborough Green
Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 0WT
(Alternatively, there is a Post Box at the Village Hall which is checked weekly)

T: Parish Council Office: 01403 701102
E: clerk@wisboroughgreenpc.org