Withyham Parish Council Withyham Parish Council Logo Withyham Parish Council Offices at the old Groombridge Station Withyham Parish Council,
The Old Station, Station Road,
TN3 9RD Groombridge,
East Sussex,
clerk@withyhamparishcouncil.org.uk 01892864557

Who’s Who

Groombridge Ward

Cllr Nick Anderson
  • Air Traffic Committee – Chair
  • Finance and Administration Committee
  • Staffing Committee (not a Public Meeting)
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01892 860585

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12 Meadow Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9RG

Gwen Butcher
Cllr Gwen Butcher
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01892 860456

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The Old Butchers, Station Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9QX

Andrew Fane
Cllr Andrew Fane
  • Road Safety Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Air Traffic Committee
  • Staffing Committee (not a Public Meeting)
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01892 861934

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3 Bird in Hand Street, Groombridge TN3 9QJ

Cllr Robert Gordon-James
  • Planning Committee
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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 and Administration Committee
  • Road Safety Committee
  • Planning Committee
  • Staffing Committee (not a Public Meeting)
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01892 864594

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6 Oaklands Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9SB

Keith Obbard
Cllr Keith Obbard
  • Road Safety Committee
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01892 863658

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Cherry Gardens Farm, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9NY

Cllr Chris Pope
  • Planning Committee
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07814 020517

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The Old Laundry, Motts Mill, Groombridge, East Sussex, TN3 9PF

Cllr Paul Watkins
  • Council – Vice Chair
  • Finance and Administration Committee
  • Rights of Way Committee
  • Air Traffic Committee
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01892 864126

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13 Orchard Rise, Groombridge, East Sussex, TN3 9RY

Linsey Winter
Cllr Linsey Winter
  • Finance and Administration Committee
  • Staffing Committee (not a Public Meeting)
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01892 861157

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1 Corseley Road, Groombridge, East Sussex TN3 9RH

Marden’s Hill Ward

Jill Pardy
Cllr Jill Pardey
  • Planning Committee
  • Air Traffic Committee
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01892 661882

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

Marcus Tarling
Cllr Marcus Tarling
  • Finance and Administration Committee
  • Rights of Way Committee
  • Planning Committee - Chair
  • Air Traffic Committee
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01892 668553

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Gillridge Barn, Gillridge Lane Crowborough TN6 1UR

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 Committee and Road Safety Committee. Production of the Parish Council Newsletter.

Stephanie Chapman

Administrator

Day to day running of the Parish Council reception, and all general enquiries. Administrative support to the Clerk and Assistant Clerk. Administration of Volunteers events, and Community Cafes.

Chris Harrison
Chris Harrison

Community Warden

A visible presence in the Parish working with residents and the Parish Office to offer reassurance, guidance and support, liaising where necessary with partner agencies and the Police.

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.

Sam - Parish Maintenance
Sam Thomas

Parish Maintenance Person

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