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Since retiring from managing various dairy farms (51 years) my time is taken up with my family and the Unitary Council. I represent the Bourne & Woodford Valley. Click on the link to a map of this division for details of areas that this covers. ...
My main responsibilities are:
- Chairman of the Operational Flood Working Group (S)
- Wiltshire Council representative on the Wessex Regional Flood and Coastal Committee working closely with the Environment Agency. I have been a member for the last 13 years
- A member of the Amesbury Area Board
- Staffing Policy Committee
- Audit Committee
- Porton Down Liaison Group
General background and experience
I have worked in the Agriculture Dairy Industry for 51 years managing small and at the time the largest in the country. This was to become the first computerized her in the world.
I have been a Councillor since 1998 serving on Salisbury District Council and re-elected as a Unitary Councillor .
Supporting elderly and vulnerable people .
I believe that appropriate houses should be built in villages to allow them to thrive in the modern world.
As Chairman of the Flood Group to alleviate flooding of homes and businesses through grants and advice
As a member of the Planning Committee and working with Town and Parish Councils have managed to achieve appropriate developments large and small which are affordable to local residents
I am very involved with Farleys Malone Community which is partly supported financially by the Amesbury Area Board and local businesses.
I endeavour to attend all Parish Council meetings to hear local residents views and help where possible.
Personal and family background
I have been married for almost 50 years. We have 2 children and also have 5 grandchildren now entering Colleges and Universities .
Help and advice
Please feel free to get in touch if there is anything that I can help you with.