Parish Councillors

Who they are, what they do and how to contact them.

Parish Councillors and Parish Clerk

Tarporley has 12 Parish Councillors, many of whom undertake special duties for the Parish Council as well as their regular role as a Parish Councillor. The Council is supported in its work by the Parish Clerk, the sole employee of the Council. The contact details for each of the Councillors are below.

Councillors registers of interest can be found by clicking on their names in the list below.

Tarporley Parish Councillors

Contact Details & Register of Interests

(Click on a Councillor’s name to see their Notification of Interests form.)

 

Councillor Telephone
 Mrs Elaine Chapman  01829 733 972
 Mrs Gill Clough (Vice Chairman)  01829 733 545
 Mrs Julie Hall  01829 734 078
 Mr Bill Mather  01829 733 628
 Mr John Millington  01829 730 921
 Mr Jeremy Mills  01829 730 898
 Mr Gordon Pearson (Chairman)  01829 733 813
 Mr Richard Statham  01829 732 940
 Mr Peter Tavernor  01829 732 165
 Mr Nigel Taylor  01829 732 538
 Mr Andrew Wallace  01829 732 467

Committee / working group membership & special responsibilities

Most councillors have special duties as identified below. If you have a particular concern, please contact a member of the relevant working group.

Outdoor Sports and Recreation Committee

The Outdoor Sports and Recreation Committee (OS&R) is to oversee the development of Outdoor Sports and Recreation facilities based at the Brook Road field to be undertaken in coordination with the Tarporley Community Centre. They will also deal with matters relating to the children’s play area.

Members:

  • Andrew Wallace – Chairman – Parish Councillor
  • John Millington – Vice Chairman- Parish Councillor
  • James Kennedy – Parish Councillor
  • Nigel Taylor – Parish Councillor
  • Angie Yates
  • Paul Adamson
  • John Clark
  • Richard Line

Terms of reference can be found here….   TPC-Sportsfields-ToR-amended Oct 2015

Cemetery Committee

The Cemetery Committee deals with cemetery rules, fees, operation & maintenance and budget contribution.

Councillors:

  • Elaine Chapman
  • John Millington
  • Peter Tavernor
Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group

Membership of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is made up of Parish Councillors and volunteer residents of Tarporley. It was set up at the Parish Council meeting on the 9th July 2012. As of May 2015, several of the volunteer members became Parish Councillors and vice-versa. The full Neighbourhood Plan team has included other Parish Councillors and volunteers from time to time. The Steering Group comprises 4 work group areas and is made up as follows

Economy

  • Gordon Pearson
  • Nigel Taylor
  • Peter Tavernor

Environment and Heritage

  • Gill Clough
  • Claire Egan
  • Catherine Helm

Housing

  • John Millington
  • Michael George

Improving Community Facilities and Connections

  • Richard Line
  • David Press
  • Keith Inch
Village Improvement Working Group

The Village Improvement Working Group deals with best-kept village, landscaping, flower displays, village maintenance, footpaths, planters and baskets.

Councillors:

  • Julie Hall
  • Richard Statham
  • Peter Tavernor
  • Bill Mather
Traffic and Parking Working Group

The Traffic and Parking Working Group deals with matters relating to traffic management, parking and parking restrictions & enforcement.

Members:

  • Elaine Chapman – Parish Councillor
  • Gill Clough – Parish Councillor
  • Jeremy Mills – Parish Councillor
  • Charles Hardy
  • Gill Rutherford
Strategy Working Group

The Strategy Working Group will initially identify and prioritise areas where the Parish Council can support or deliver achievement of the vision, objectives and policies set out in the Tarporley Neighbourhood Plan.

Councillors:

  • John Millington
  • Gordon Pearson
  • Nigel Taylor
  • Peter Tavernor
Website & Local Council Award Scheme Working Group

The Website & Local Council Award Scheme Working Group will develop and maintain this www.tarporley.org.uk website and work with the Parish Clerk and other Councillors on the Local Council Award Scheme.

Councillors:

  • Gordon Pearson
  • Peter Tavernor
  • Nigel Taylor
Dog Fouling Working Group

The Dog Fouling Working Group will identify measures to minimise dog fouling in the village.

Councillors:

  • Julie Hall
  • Gordon Pearson
Village Square & Public Art Working Group

The Village Square & Public Art Working Group will review the Village Square scheme and consider incorporation of Public Art.

Councillors:

  • Gill Clough
  • Richard Statham
  • Peter Tavernor
Christmas Lights Working Group

The Christmas Lights Working Group works in co-ordination with other groups in the village to organise the Christmas Lights and switching on ceremony.

Members:

  • Elaine Chapman – Parish Councillor
  • Gill Clough – Parish Councillor
  • Andrew Wallace – Parish Councillor
  • Jeremy Mills – Parish Councillor
  • Karen Urmston (Fundraising Co-ordinator, Tarporley War Memorial Hospital)
Parish Partnership Working Group

The Parish Partnership Working Group

Members:

  • Elaine Chapman – Parish Councillor
  • Gill Clough – Parish Councillor
Finance Working Group (Budget)

The Finance Working Group (Budget) deals with overall budget, admin costs, grants, one off initiatives, monthly accounts check and asset check.

Councillors:

  • Elaine Chapman
  • Peter Tavernor
  • Nigel Taylor
  • The Parish Clerk
Planning Working Group

Three councillors are assigned on a rota basis to review planning applications between regular Parish Council meetings.

Lead Councillor Roles
  • Community Centre Representative ~ Councillor Elaine Chapman
  • Footpath Officer ~ David Press
  • Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group ~ Councillors Gill Clough, John Millington, Gordon Pearson, Peter Tavernor, Nigel Taylor
Members on outside bodies
  • Arthur Meredith Memorial Trust ~ tbc
  • Primary School Liaison – Jeremy Mills
  • High School Liaison – Councillor Nigel Taylor

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For more information and to obtain an application form please contact the Clerk at the below address or visit our website at www.tarporley.org.uk/tarporley-parish-council/publications/#regulatory%20publications

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