Councillors

Cllr Barry Nicholson

Cllr Barry Nicholson

Burwells Orchard
West Hoe Lane
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1DT

01489 896285

nicholson@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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Born in Winchester in 1952. Grew up on family farm at West Hoe and educated in Swanmore and Eastleigh. Apart from short spells living in Upham and Swanmore and 12 years in Scotland, I have lived in Bishop's Waltham nearly 50 years. Retired from a 40 year career in aviation 5 years ago to go back to farming.

Chairman of the Halls & Grounds Committee

Cllr Judy Marsh

Cllr Judy Marsh

Sunnyside
The Avenue
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1BN

01489 896240

marsh@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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Born in Bishop's Waltham. Educated at Bishop's Waltham Infant and Junior Schools and Swanmore Secondary.
Worked for father, local baker (Stainer). Ran local Guide company for 9 years.
Married with 3 children who have now presented me with 5 grandsons!
Owned and worked in the local hardware store (Victoria Road) for 17 years.
Enjoys all things relating to Bishop's Waltham, gardening, driving the minibus, cycling and eating out.

Vice Chairman of the Council

Chairman of the Community Development Committee

 

Cllr Josephine Wood

Cllr Josephine Wood

31 Hamble Springs
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1SF

01489 895002

wood@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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I moved to this beautiful area of Hampshire in 1982, living in Swanmore, then Droxford, before moving to Bishop's Waltham in 2013.

Bishop's Waltham has been the place that I shopped and attended the Doctors Surgery for these past 36 years and I have always love it, considering it as my home.

I taught geography at Swanmore College for 25 years and know many local people from this time.  After retiring from teaching, I have time to work for our community in other ways; I help at our Foodbank, which is open on Tuesdays from 10am until 3pm at the Youth Hall.

I applied to be a Parish Councillor in 2016, where I was co-opted on to the Council. 

I enjoy being part of this friendly community. 

 Chairman of the Planning and Highways Committee

Cllr George Westcombe

Cllr George Westcombe

73 Churchill Avenue
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1DA

01489 893803

westcombe@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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Portsmouth, born and bred. Moved several times, settled in Bishop's Waltham 20 years ago.
Divorced with two children, four grandchildren and four foster children who have adopted me as their granddad.
Work background in engineering, electronics and IT; for the MoD, Vosper Thornycroft, Marconi and ICL/Fujitsu. Latterly as a self-employed handyman.
Joined the Parish Council in 2015. My hope is to be able to contribute something to the town that I am proud to call home.

Cllr Pat Wilson

Cllr Pat Wilson

62 Rareridge Lane
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1DX

01489 895742

wilson.p@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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My husband’s work transfer brought us to Bishop’s Waltham 28 years ago.
Our two children attended Bishop’s Waltham infants and junior schools.
I enjoyed various voluntary roles assisting the schools, local football, and church life.

Cllr Terry Wilson

Cllr Terry Wilson

Chairman

62 Rareridge Lane
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1DX

01489 895742

wilson.t@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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Born in South Wales and moved to Bishop’s Waltham in 1987. Worked for Johnson & Johnson Ltd as an Operations Accountant in Pontllanfraith, Slough Cosham and Basingstoke. Secretary of Pengam Boys Club and Chairman of Bishop’s Waltham Dynamos youth football clubs, for 22 and 19 years respectively. Also Chairman of the Meon Valley Active Retirement Association for 4 years. Bishop’s Waltham Parish Councillor for 9 of the past 11 years.

 Chairman of the Parish Council

Chairman of the Finance, Policy and Resources Committee 


Cllr Andrew Webb

Cllr Andrew Webb

15 Langton Road
Bishops Waltham
SO32 1GF

01489 891760

webb@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

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I moved to Bishop's Waltham with my family in 1995 after the organisation I work for relocated to Southampton.  I work as a robotics engineer with the emphasis on deep sea environmental research.  Bishop's Waltham is a vibrant small town with the feel of a village and I am keen for this to continue. 

Vice Chairman of the Halls & Grounds Committee 

Cllr Lynn Thompson

Cllr Lynn Thompson

11 Albany Drive
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1GE

01489 892880

thompson@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

I have lived in Bishop's Waltham for over sixty years.  I am married to Martin and have two wonderful daughters.  I joined the Parish Council to keep my brain active as I have Parkinsons Disease.  Having forged a career in property over the past twenty five years I am very interested to watch what is happening with building plans for the town and how they may impact the environment.

We are all so lucky to live in this wonderful town, which is vibrant and friendly and where people will still speak to you in the street.  The Parish Council has always contributed to the well-being of the town and to the welfare of residents - and as resident we consider ourselves fortunate to have so many support groups who do so much good work in the community.  With such a network of support it is inevitable that Bishop's Waltham will enjoy a bright future. 

Cllr Kevin Jones

Cllr Kevin Jones

5 St Bonnet Drive
Bishop's Waltham
SO321SY

07957 678557

jones.k@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

Kevin Jones was born in Cheshire and attended Sir John Deans Grammar School for boys.

In 1975, Kevin joined the British Army. After Graduation in 1977, Kevin served all over the world and tours included, UN Duties in Cyprus, 2 tours in Northern Ireland, The Falkland’s War, Bosnia, Kosovo,  and numerous tours in Germany. In 2002 Kevin was awarded a Commendation for valuable service in Kosovo. Kevin attained the rank of Major and retired from the Army in 2006.

On retiring from the Army, Kevin commenced his second career working in Facilities Management for large Corporate Companies, His appointments included Regional Director North – MOD Contracts and Operations Director Education. When the senior Jones family moved to Hampshire, Kevin started his own Health and Safety Company.

Kevin is married to Jane and they live in Bishops Waltham, they have two sons who with their wives and families live in Hampshire.

Vice Chairman of the Planning & Highways Committee 

Cllr Kris Ford

Cllr Kris Ford

55 Churchill Avenue
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1DA

01489 328759

ford@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

Having grown up in Hampshire, I moved to Bishops Waltham in 2012.  I live with my wife and our two children, who currently attend the local schools. We have enjoyed making this beautiful village our home and I now hope to be able to give something back and support our local community.  My career has largely been in live events, conferencing and exhibitions nationally and internationally, but in recent years has focused more on the facilities and venue management side of things.  I have a passion for all things electronic, including drones, computers, 3d printing, 360 photography and I can often be found taking something apart purely to see how it works.

Cllr Don Iro

Cllr Don Iro

Clouds Hill
Winchester Road
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1BZ

01489 331444

iro@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

Don is a digital and IT entrepreneur and has worked globally for and on behalf of a number of FTSE 250 organisations, leading a variety of large scale programmes and more relevantly, working as the Principal and Head of Public Sector projects for a large global organisation. He has been the CEO of a digital services company since 2020.

In parallel to this, Don is also active in the Hampshire community as an Independent Governor for Solent University Southampton and a member of its Audit Committee, as well as a Member of the Strategic Independent Advisory Group for Hampshire Constabulary.

Don is married to Hanna and they live in Bishops Waltham, they have two young kids who school within Bishop's Waltham.

Cllr Edward Jelf

Cllr Edward Jelf

17 Gunners Park
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1PD

07531 136413

jelf@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

Born and bred in Bishop's Waltham for the last 38 years.  I live with my wife and two daughters, who attend local schools, and still have all of my close family living in the village too.  I enjoy most sports and can often be found sporting Lycra on a weekend.  My career has seen me spend most of my time working in or around Hampshire Highways as a Quantity Surveyor.  I grew up being involved with a lot of the local groups, so know that there is a real sense of community within Bishop's Waltham.  With everything going on in the world, I now want to try and give something back to ensure that this continues to be a wonderful place to live and enjoy for everyone.

Vice Chairman of the Community & Environment Committee 

Cllr Micky Pavey

Cllr Micky Pavey

Thornbury
The Avenue
Bishop's Waltham
SO32 1BP

01489 809379

pavey@bishopswaltham-pc.gov.uk

I moved to Bishop’s Waltham in 2012 with my husband and two very young children. My husband grew up in Swanmore and our move to Bishop’s Waltham was a return to his roots in order to bring up our family in such a lovely area.

I can honestly say I am so lucky to have found such great neighbours and a friendly community. I joined the Parish Council in hope that I can be one of the many voices that help shape the Bishop’s Waltham of the future.

I work within the financial advice industry and hope that I can use this knowledge for the benefit of the community.