Members and Clerk

COUNCILLORS and RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meg TIMLIN

Parish Council Chair
Finance Committee
Tree Warden
 
 
Holcot Road, Red Hill, Cross Farm and Barns, Bakers Lane including Sunnydene
 

 

Meg has lived in Walgrave for over thirty years. Both her children, now grown up, went to local primary and secondary schools, where she also served as a governor. Now partly retired, Meg still works in the Education sector as well as being involved in a number of local community events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara EVANS

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 where she serves as Secretary. Barbara also helps run a Knitting Class at Walgrave Primary School.

 

 

 

Mike GRAHAM

Vice Chair
Finance Committee
Footpath Warden
Highways Working Party
 
 
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 over 24 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).

 

 

 

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 WHITE

 
 
 
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. >>>

>>> The Corner Garden rest area opposite the old Co-op at the cross roads, where the beautiful silver birch trees were planted and where her sister Jane is remembered, is always a reminder of Katherine’s roots and where her genuine intentions of improving life for the young stemmed from, and of how much the village of Walgrave means to her.

To read the complete entry for Katherine please click here

 

 

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Julie KING 

Finance Committee member
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
 
 

 

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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David GWINN

Dog fouling representative
representative to Village Hall 
 
Jubilee Drive, top end of Kettering Road (north side) and the school
 
 
 

 

David was born in Essex and moved to the area in 1965 to start a business in Northampton. He was co-opted onto Walgrave Parish Council in July 2013.He served on the Lamport and Hanging Houghton Parish Council for 3 years before buying the Old Rectory in Old in 1982. He then was on the Old Parish Council for 14 years, also serving as Trustee for Old Parish Charity for the same length of time. David moved to Walgrave some 10 years ago and lives in Church View.

David retired in 2012 to do some consultancy work, but spends a lot of his time helping raise money for charity, for example £2.6 million for a new Cyber Knife and £600,000 for a portable CAT scan for the trauma unit, both for Bartholomew’s Hospital. He also actively supports St Peter’s Church here in Walgrave.

David is interested in the local community and preserving the countryside; and he says he is full of life and fun. 

 

 

 

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Sue PHELAN

 

 
Walkers Acre, Walkers Works, Old 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, 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. 

 

 

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Mirjam EVANS

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, amongst 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.

I have lived in Walgrave since … more to follow