I have been a Parish Councillor for over 40 years and have assisted many residents with matters of local concern. I support many local voluntary groups catering for the young, elderly and disabled.
I am President of Crowthorne Carnival and a member of the Crowthorne Trust. In addition, I have served on Bracknell Forest Council, represent Crowthorne on the Planning committee and was Mayor during the Millennium celebrations. Crowthorne is a very caring community and I wish to keep it so.
Representative on Outside Bodies.
Bannister Charity (Annually) Crowthorne/Wokingham without Parish Councils Liason Group (6 monthly) Broadmoor Local External Stakeholders Group Wellington College Joint Councillors Meeting
Appointed to sit on the Emergency Planning Working Group which is responsible for investigating the following:
To establish a clear set of roles and responsibilities for those involved in emergency preparation and response at the local level.
Appointed to sit on the Crowthorne Educational Charity
The purpose of the Crowthorne Educational Charity is to promote the education of persons resident in the Parish of Crowthorne. All Councillors of Crowthorne Parish Council serve as Trustees on the Crowthorne Educational Charity, however the Charity exists as a separate entity to Crowthorne Parish Council. The Charity is administered by the staff of Crowthorne Parish Council on behalf of the Trustees.
Appointed to sit on the Neighbourhood Planning Working Group which will investigate matters associated with the following:
To designate the Parish of Crowthorne as a Neighbourhood Area under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 and define the scope, content and vision of a Neighbourhood Plan. To produce a project plan involving key local partners and community engagement. To research and build up evidence and develop options for aims, policies, proposals and/or site allocations.