west parley parish council

Your Councillors

Your councillors are here to serve you. Please get in touch if you have any problems, ideas, suggestions or perhaps you might wish to be a volunteer and join the growing band of people getting active in their community.

Would you like to become a Councillor and serve your community? There are several vacancies, please contact the Parish Clerk for more details if you are interested.

Jonathan Heath

Jonathan Heath, Chairman
Lead Areas: Youth, Sports.
Contact: 01202 980127 cllr.j.heath@westparley-pc.gov.uk

I grew up in West Parley, living here for 25 years. In 2012 I returned. For the past 18 years I have been deputy headteacher at a Ringwood school and a School Governor at 2 East Dorset Schools. I am very community minded. I am an enthusiastic dog walker and runner. I aspire to lookout for access to our beautiful countryside for all.

Diana Penwill

Diana Penwill, Vice-Chairman
Lead Areas: Recreation Ground.
Contact: cllr.d.penwill@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Served as a Civil Servant for 36 years and moved to West Parley 21 years ago for the semi-rural environment. An active member of the volunteers, who feels it is important to protect the character of the village.

Barbara Manuel

Barbara Manuel
Lead Areas: Housing.
Contact: 01202 891197 cllr.b.manuel@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Lived in West Parley and Ferndown for 38 years and is a long standing member of East Dorset District Council being the Cabinet Member for Community with a particular interest in maintaining the unique character of West Parley.

Kay Bundy

Kay Bundy
Lead Areas: Community Participation.
Contact: 07887 351510 cllr.k.bundy@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Manager of the Multiple Sclerosis Centre at West Parley for the last 6 years. Moved back to West Parley 8 years ago and is keen to help keep West Parley green and maintain the character of the village.

John Dinsdale

John Dinsdale
Lead Areas: Appearance.
Contact: 01202 872974 cllr.j.dinsdale@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Lived in West Parley since 1991. Retired bank manager who runs the community volunteer group maintaining hedges, verges and general tidiness of village. Keen to foster and encourage community spirit.

David Allen

David Allen
Lead Areas: Communication.
Contact: 01202 871122 cllr.d.allen@westparley-pc.gov.uk

I have had a successful career in sales for 30 years, running sales teams around the country, selling most things from insurance to advertising space and in the retail gift trade. I now run my own business, as a chauffeur, established since 2004. I have been happily married to Jan, for 25 years, and live in West Parley. I am also a member of Parley Rotary, who raise money for worthwhile causes locally, and worldwide. I am very keen to ensure that Parley is kept the lovely place it is, to maintain the character of the village

Mary Court

Mary Court
Lead Areas: Planning, Rights of Way Liaison.
Contact: cllr.m.court@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Have lived in West Parley for nearly 19 years. Became a volunteer Access and Bridleways Officer for the British Horse Society in 2013. The following year I joined Bournemouth Festival Makers helping out at the yearly Air and Wheels Festivals. I enjoy the semi-rural environment here in West Parley and keen to help preserve this.

Phillip Bamborough

Phillip Bamborough
Lead Areas:
Contact: cllr.p.bamborough@westparley-pc.gov.uk

Philip has lived in West Parley since 2009. He worked in the NHS for many years in the field of Psychiatry, where he held a senior management position after clinical practice. He is currently Director of an healthcare business. He is concerned to see the community spirit of West Parley preserved. The Parish Council, though with limited powers must argue forcibly for improved infrastructure.

Whats On

Gardening Club

Tues 28th Mar 7.30pm at the Parley Sports Club, Alisdaire Urquhart, "good bugs, bad bugs & compatible plants" new members and visitors welcome £2
contact Kate Ward 01202 577319

West Parley & South Ferndown Neighbourhood Watch, Annual Public Meeting

Tues 18th Apr 7.30pm at St Mark's Church, all local residents are welcome and are encouraged to attend, whether they are current members of the Watch or not… and there will be tea and cakes!. . more

Coffee Morning

every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.

Did You Know?

see what the Parish Council have done in the last few years, tell us what you would like to see for 2016/17. . more

Heritage Walk

learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched and informative. . more

Parley Health Walks

every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 5th Apr 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Annual Parish Meeting:
Fri 21st Apr 2017, 7.30pm
West Parley Memorial Hall
refreshments from 7pm, look out for the posters on the noticeboards!

Parish Council:
Wed 26th Apr 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane
please note this meeting has been changed from the 19th to the 26th April

Agendas / Minutes


Parish Council update for Jan 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for Mar-May 2017

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