Members and Clerk

COUNCILLORS, RESPONSIBILITIES and SECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike GRAHAM

Chair
Finance Committee
 
 
 
Kettering Road (south side), Manor Farm Close, Manor Farm Cottage, Paddocks Close, White Lodge Farm, Manvell Farm, New Lodge Farm, Red Springs
 

 

Mike has enjoyed living in the village for 30 years and believes that he now has the time and energy to give something back. He was co-opted to the Parish Council in April 2013. He retired from British Standards Institution (BSI) in September 2012 after 20 years service, latterly as Secretary to the British Electrotechnical Committee (from 1999 to 2012) gaining extensive knowledge if international and European standardisation and the working and management of committees of volunteers.

He remains active as a board member of both the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) based in Geneva and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) based in Brussels. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and a Member of the Chartered Quality Institute (MCQI CQP).

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara EVANS

Joint Vice Chair
Finance Committee
Highways Working Party
Moated Site representative
 
 
Amber Drive, Broome Croft etc + Newland Road (plus the Village Hall), Red Lodge House and Barn
 
 

 

Barbara has served on the Parish Council since 2004 and is involved in a wide variety of the Council activities. She joined because she is very community minded and wanted to see Walgrave a great place for people to live in.She is also a member of Walgrave WI.

 

 

 

Brian 'Hammy' Hamilton

Footpath Warden
Pocket Park Coordinator
 
 
Northall and Woodbine Cottages, Crossways, Epinoys, Zion Hill, Upper Green, Sheldons Lane, Kettering Road (north side to and including The Poplars)

 

 

 

A carpenter by trade, Hammy was born in Kingsthorpe before moving to Moulton. Having lived in Walgrave for about 25 years, he knows a good cross section of the community and feels able to represent their views. Hammy is approachable at any time.

 

 

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Katherine DILLON

 
 
 
Townsend Road, Springfield Road and Hill Close
 

 

Katherine was born in 1961 at Sheldon Lodge on Kettering Road where her parents had built up an extensive and successful poultry farm selling eggs and meat to the local community as well as restaurants in Northampton and Kettering. 

In 1980 she married a farmer and moved a few miles to Ecton where she lived for the next 33 years, setting up an equestrian and leisure centre. Ten years ago, Katherine became even more interested and focused in utilising horses for mental well being. >>>

To read the complete entry for Katherine please click here

 

 

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Julie KING 

Finance Committee 
Representative to Relief in Need Charity
Representative to Walgrave Wellbeing Centre
 
 
Lower Green, Hillside, Old School and Old School House, Gold Street and the bungalows, Robin Hood, Lanesend, The Ferns, Silver Street, Church View, Jubilee Drive including the school, top end of Kettering Road and Poachers Close.
 
 

 

Julie joined the Parish Council in May 1999. Having lived in Walgrave for most of her life, she has a keen interest in village matters and local issues.Currently working for a neighbouring authority, this has given her an insight into how local government functions, which has often proved useful when dealing with Parish Council matters.

 

 

 

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Sue PHELAN

Joint Vice Chair
Finance Committee
 
 
Walkers Acre, Walkers Works, Old Road and Holcot Road
 

 

Sue recently moved into Walgrave having taken early retirement from a long career in education; the last 16 years of which were as Head teacher of a large primary school in Northampton. She has quickly settled into village life and is now keen to take an active part in the local community.

Sue can offer her time, skills and experiences from a lifetime working with and for people of all ages, and bags of enthusiasm. To be a Parish Councillor has always been one of Sue’s ambitions and she is keen and eager to serve Walgrave and do a good job!

 

 

 

 

Andy STREET

 

Rectory Lane, Bakers Lane, High Street (church side), Three Ways, Brook Lea (plus the War Memorial and Green)
 
 

Andy has lived in Walgrave for over twenty-five years and together with his wife Maggie feels privileged to have been able to raise their family in the village. By serving on the Parish Council, he now hopes to be able to give something back to the community. 

 

 

 

Rosie WARNE

Clerk to the Parish Council &
Responsible Finance Officer
 
 

 

I am a paid employee of the council and act in an advisory role to provide professional advice. Aside from preparing council agendas and writing the minutes, I am also responsible, among other things, for the management of the council finances, the administration of the cemetery, dealing with correspondence, risk assessment and supporting the council in their decision-making and policy.