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.

John Dinsdale

John Dinsdale, Vice-Chairman
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.

Diana Penwill

Diana Penwill
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.

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
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.

Lynn Wilson

Lynn Wilson
Lead Areas:
Contact: cllr.l.wilson@westparley-pc.gov.uk 07775 522368

My working life has been in education, firstly as a teacher then Head Teacher and latterly as a trouble shooter and consultant. I have worked around the UK and overseas including Indonesia, Jordan and Africa. I am an advocate of human rights, a member of Amnesty International and as such support schools throughout Dorset and Hampshire. I am an animal lover and Amy is my adopted Orangutang at Monkey World. I have eight grand children and am keen to support my local community and provide a better future for its residents.

Whats On

Gardening Competition 2017

Prizes for best front garden, best back garden and best hanging baskets, entries in by 1st July . . more.
back garden form . . front garden form . . hanging baskets form

Dorset Police Male Voice Choir

Sat 20th May, St Ambrose Church, 72 Westcliff Rd, Bournemouth 7.30pm in aid of the Victoria Education Centre, £10 adults, £5 children . . full details

Coffee Morning

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

West Parley Official Guide

The new Parish Guide is ready, and will be delivered in June. . have a look!
You might also want this local map.

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.

There's plenty going on in West Parley - click here for the latest.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 7th June 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Parish Council:
Wed 17th May 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes


Parish Council update for Jan 2017
previous newsletters:

Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for Mar-May 2017

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