Councillors

Your representatives

There are seven seats on your Parish Council –  five for Ashburnham Ward (A) and two for Penhurst Ward (P).  If there are insufficient nominations at an election or if a vacancy arises during the four year term of office of the council, then the council must co-opt members to fill the vacancies. Scroll down to see councillors’ lead responsibilities.

Nicky Bishop (A) Chair – elected
01424 892474 nickyatstreetcottage@gmail.com

Richard Hann (P) Vice-Chair – elected
01424 893130 the.hanns@talktalk.net

Richard White (A) – elected
01424 892481 richardwhite@farming.co.uk

Andrew Hoad (A) – co-opted
01424 893033  hoadie86@yahoo.co.uk

Tina French (A) – co-opted
01424 892580 jf@cornerstonesussex.co.uk

Carol Andrews (P) – co-opted
01424 892439 carol.andrews@ashburnham.org.uk

Ron King (A) – elected
01424 892597 ronald.king3@btinternet.com

The Parish Clerk is Brian Holdstock who may be contacted by email to clerk@ashburnham-penhurst.net or by phone on 01323 832082.

Councillors’ Lead Responsibilities

  • Planning – Cllr Nicky Bishop,
  • Financial strategy – Cllr Andy Proudfoot,
  • Council Premises and Property – Cllr Ron King,
  • Traffic and Transport – Cllrs Carol Andrews, Nicky Bishop and Tina French,
  • Local Action Plan – Cllrs Tina French, Richard Hann and Richard White,
  • Highways, refuse collection, rural broadband – Cllr Richard Hann,