The Council is made up of 13 Councillors covering the 2 wards of the Parish (Groombridge and Mardens Hill) – elections are held every 4 years and it is a voluntary role. We currently have a vacancy in Mardens Hill ward, and one in Groombridge (Withyham/Blackham area) – if you are interested in contributing to your community by becoming a Councillor please contact the Clerks for more information.
Who We Are
Chairman of the Parish Council – Cllr Diana Kelly
Vice Chair – Cllr Paul Watkins
Ward Chairmen – Groombridge: Cllr Nick Anderson, Groombridge (Withyham/Blackham): Vacancy, Mardens Hill: Cllr Jill Pardey
Chairman of the Planning Committee – Cllr Marcus Tarling
Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee – Cllr Paul Watkins
We do ask that where possible you should make the Parish Office your first point of contact on 01892 864557, however Councillor’s contact details can be found on Who’s Who. This list also includes Wealden District and East Sussex County Councillors.
Clerk to the Parish Council – Debbie Siddle
Assistant Clerk to the Parish Council – Natalie Brett
Administration – Stephanie Chapman