Councillors’ Details


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Margaret Birkitt
Helen Cumberpatch
Lyn Harley
Graham Lockwood
Cynthia McGann
Robert McGann
Don Pringle
Philip Singer
Sue Williams

Councillor Lyn Harley

Councillor Lyn Harley

Lyn  has lived in the village since 1994. She has been a councillor since September 2003. Lyn is married, has three children and four grandchildren. Lyn retired in 2013 after having a variety of jobs. Lyn’s hobbies are gardening cooking, walking her dog and especially travelling abroad. She is interested in all aspects of village life, environmental issues and is actively involved in the Festival villages helping to arrange community events.

Email: lyn.harley@ntlworld.com
Address: 16, Roehampton Drive, Trowell Park, Trowell, Nottingham.

 

 

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Councillor Helen Cumberpatch

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Councillor Helen Cumberpatch

I have lived in Trowell since 1991.  My two children attended Trowell C of E School where I was lucky enough to help out in the classroom, go on trips and help with ‘Friends of Trowell’ fund raising events.

I have worked at Trowell Pre-school, and ran the local Beaver Scout Group for a number or years.  I have also run stalls at the Trowell Christmas events, and I am currently the Secretary of Trowell Under 18’s Football Team.

Although I now work full time, I want to be involved in the local issues which may affect the future of the village.

Email: helenbaxter3@hotmail.com
Address: 233 Stapleford Road, Trowell, Nottingham, NG9 3QE

 

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Councillor Margaret Birkitt

Councillor Margaret Birkitt

Margaret has lived with her husband Keith in the village since 1988.

Margaret has previously served as both Chair and Vice Chair of the Council. She has been involved as a volunteer at the Albany Junior School as a classroom helper.

Margaret has many interests including environmental issues.

Email: kmbirkitt@hotmail.co.uk
Address: 5, Needwood Avenue, Trowell Park, Trowell, Nottingham

 

 

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Councillor Graham Lockwood

Councillor Graham Lockwood

A retired British Telecom Manager, Graham has served on the council since 1999.

Graham is involved with the PC as follows:

Web master, newsletter committee member, Chair of the parish hall and grounds committee.

He has a special interest in education, and increasing local democracy and communication.

Email: glockwood96@gmail.com
Address: 22, Hill Rise,Trowell, Nottingham, NG9 3PE

 

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Councillor Cynthia McGann

Councillor Cynthia McGann

Cynthia joined the council in 2006, she’s married to Rob, they have two children & three grandchildren.

Before having her family, Cynth worked in an office and in various shops, afterwards she trained as an auxiliary nurse, but gave up work because of her disability.  Cynth did voluntary work in a computer training workshop, and taught office & workshop procedures, desk top publishing and NVQ in information technology.

Cynth uses her wheelchair or electric scooter to get around so appreciates some of the problems associated with access and disability.

Email: cynthia.mcgann@ntlworld.com
Address: 17 Barleydale Drive, Trowell Park, Nottinghamshire. NG9 3QS

 

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Councillor Robert McGann

Councillor Robert McGann

Robert retired due to health problems, he was a Toolmaker / Mechanical Engineer and Apprentice Trainer, a senior Shop Steward, a Works Committee Member and his department’s Health & Safety representative, he worked for Raleigh for 34 years and often came to Trowell in the 70 / 80s.

Rob’s married to Cynth, they have two children and two grand children; he joined the Parish Council in 2006.

Rob’s an enthusiastic fisherman having fished for over 50 years; his other interests are local & social history, antiques & collectables.

Email: cynthia.mcgann@ntlworld.com
Address: 17 Barleydale Drive, Trowell Park, Nottinghamshire. NG9 3QS

 

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Councillor Don Pringle

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Councillor Don Pringle

Don is the current Chair of the Council.  Don has lived in Trowell with his wife and family since 1990, their eldest grandchild is about to start at Trowell C of E Primary School in September 2015.
He joined the Parish Council in May 2015, having retired in September last year after 50 years of continuous employment, including serving in the Army for 30 years.
In Trowell we are very lucky to have good transport links to Nottingham, Derby and surrounding towns and villages. We also have great access to a network of paths and countryside. Having joined the Parish Council he would like to ensure that they are maintained, and where needed, enhanced to benefit the current, and future communities of the village.

 

Email:donpringle@sky.com
Address:31 Nottingham Road, Trowell, NG9 3PF  

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Councillor Sue Williams

Councillor Sue Williams

Susan is a 58 year-old mother of two, with a seven year-old grandson.  She is the current vice Chair of the Council.

She is married to a retired IT specialist, and together, they run a mobile vegetarian catering business.

Having moved to Trowell in 2006, She has made herself at home in the village. She regularly helps at St Helens Lunch Club, where her love of cooking has made her many friends in the village.

She joined the Festival Committee to give support to village activities, when the Chairperson retired, she took over the position.

Email: mrs.whitedog@hotmail.com
Address: 44 Trowell Grove, Trowell, Nottingham, NG9 3QH.

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Councillor Philip Singer

Philip Singer

Councillor Philip Singer

Philip came to Trowell Village in 1989 when together with his wife, Carole, they bought the Church Farm Guest House. He has two sons. Philip has spent his entire working life in the food production and catering trade and is a consultant to the catering trade. His interests include gardening and motor sport. He was co-opted as a Councillor in October 2011

 

Email: phil.singer@hotmail.co.uk
Address: Church Farm Guest House, 1 Nottingham Road, Trowell, Nottingham NG9 3PA

 

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