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The Old Station, Station Road,
TN3 9RD Groombridge,
East Sussex,
clerk@withyhamparishcouncil.org.uk 01892864557

Who’s Who

Groombridge Ward

Nick Anderson

Cllr Nick Anderson

  • Finance Committee
  • Staff Committee
  • Air Traffic Working Group
  • Climate and Ecology Advisory Group

Register of Members Interests

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01892 860585

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12 Meadow Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9RG

Andrew Fane

Cllr Andrew Fane

  • Finance Committee
  • Staff Committee
  • Air Traffic Working Group
  • Road Safety Working Group

Register of Members Interests

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01892 861934

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3 Bird in Hand Street, Groombridge TN3 9QJ

Robert Gordon James

Cllr Robert Gordon-James

  • Planning Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Staff Committee

Register of Members Interests

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01892 315578

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12 Newton Willows, Groombridge, East Sussex, TN3 9RF

Di Kelly

Cllr Diana Kelly

  • Council Chairman
  • Finance Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Staff Committee
  • Road Safety Working Group

Register of Members Interests

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01892 864594

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6 Oaklands Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9SB

Cllr Penny Lawne

  • Planning Committee

Register of Members Interests 

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01892 864333

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Spring Farm, Corseley Road, Groombridge TN3 9PR

Cllr Deviani Parekh-Jones

  • Planning Committee

Register of Members Interests 

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0785 470 4109

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6 The Ridge, Withyham Road, Groombridge TN3 9QU

Cllr Judi Tuke

  • Speedwatch Coordinator
  • Climate and Ecology Advisory Group

Register of Members Interests 

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0796 859 9778

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2 The Homestead, Corseley Road,Groombridge TN3 9RN

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Vacancy

Linsey Winter

Cllr Linsey Winter

  • Finance Committee
  • Staff Committee
  • Climate and Ecology Advisory Group

Register of Members Interests

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07775 970921

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1 Corseley Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9RH

Marden’s Hill Ward

Cllr Alan Gaukroger

  • Planning Committee

Register of Members Interests

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01892 482300

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Cornford House, Old Lane, St John's, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1RX

Jill Pardy

Cllr Jill Pardey

  • Planning Committee
  • Air Traffic Working Committee

Register of Members Interests

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01892 661882

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Smugglers, Hoadleys Lane, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 1TH

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Staff

Debbie Siddle

Debbie Siddle

The Proper Officer (Clerk) and Responsible Finance Officer

The Clerk, Proper Officer – Overall management of the running of the Parish Council’s business. Guides the Parish Council on policy, legal and procedural issues. Manages Parish Council staff and external contractors. Responsible for agendas and minutes for meetings of the Council. Clerk for the Finance and Admin Committee, Rights of Way Committee and Staffing Committee including preparation of reports for Council and Committees.

Responsible Finance Officer – Responsible for ensuring that the Council complies with current financial legislation. Responsible for the preparation of the Budget and the Precept request. Keeps the Council’s accounts and prepares records for audit and VAT purposes.

Natalie Brett

Natalie Brett

Assistant Clerk

Supports the Parish Clerk in the running of the Parish Council’s business. Responsible for the Planning Committee, Air Traffic Group, Road Safety Group, events and production of the Parish Council Newsletter.

Stephanie Chapman

Stephanie Chapman

Community Engagement Coordinator

Coordinating the Council’s volunteering and community engagement opportunities, climate protection related activities and maintaining
internet-based channels that keep the Council connected with the community.

Barry Aguter

Barry Agutter

  • Vice Chair Road Safety Committee

Volunteer Highways Coordinator, Vice Chair Road Safety Committee

Although the Parish Council are not responsible for highway matters many of the questions, queries and complaints that come into the office are highway related. The co-ordinator role is a volunteer role that has been created to assist the Parish Council in understanding and explaining highway issues, to give advice to Councillors and follow up cases reported to East Sussex County Council and their contractor or East Sussex highways.

Alex Chenchik

Parish Maintenance Person

Working within the Parish to keep our busiest pavements clear, undertake play inspections and general maintenance.