Avening - Meet your Councillors
© Avening Parish Council 2020
“Preserve, Conserve, Enhance”

CONTACT

AVENING PARISH COUNCILLORS

The Parish Council of Avening consists of nine council seats. The current Councillors were elected/co-opted following the election in May 2019 and will serve until 2023. The Parish Council meetings normally take place in the downstairs, Chamberlain Room at the Village Hall (but are held on line during the Covid lockdown - see agenda for the link), on the third Wednesday of each month, and commence at 7.30pm. All Members of the public are invited to attend meetings, and will have the opportunity to speak at a public forum at the start of the meeting. Every councillor is required to declare all interests pertaining to the parish they serve. The registers for Avening councillors can be seen from the links on this page:

Councillors:

Cllr Tony Slater - Chairman

Joined the PC in 2006 and became chairman in 2016. Retired from full time work in 2020, but has extensive previous experience as an independant Programme Office Manager in financial services.

Cllr David Bendall - Vice Chairman

Has been a councillor since 2015 and was elected as vice chairman in 2019. Retired senior account manager in fire safety equipment and installations

Cllr Christine Howell

Joined the PC in 2018 and has served the community for many years previously.

Cllr Gill Parsons

Served as a councillor for over 25 years, and provides expert knowledge on listed buildings and historic landscapes around Avening. Lives in Tetbury, but has farming interests in the village

Cllr Patrick Mulligan

Retired senior account manager for a fresh fuit and vegetables wholesaler; also runs a care home locally. Joined the PC in 2019, and now provides hands on skills to keep village assets in good order

Cllr Craig Forster

Anaesthetist at Bath Hospital. Joined the PC in 2018, and advises on health matters

Cllr John Hetterley

Joined the PC in 2019 and has taken on the ‘chancellor’ role in managing the PC finances to ensure good practice. Retired civil servant

Cllr Richard King

Joined the PC in 2019. Has significant business experience as a self-employed consultant to the oil, gas and nuclear industries

Cllr Stephanie Hamilton

Joined the PC in 2019. Employed as a dental nurse/receptionist, and has served in the community and church for many years, being integral to organising the village fetes.

Parish Clerk - Shani Baker

Took over as Parish Clerk in 2019, and is the Responsible Financial Officer for the council. Also works for a number of other charities Should be the first pioint of contact for any public queries (office hours only)

Registered

interests:

Tel: 07793669930 email: chair@avening-pc.gov.uk

Contact:

Tel: 07713068436 email: patrick@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07766051870 email: david.bendall@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07481538525 email: Richard@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07729637411 email: john@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07748208784 email: grahamfhowell@tiscali.co.uk
Tel: 07870959608 email: dansherbou@aol.com
Tel: 07792017446 email: simon.forster1@sky.com
Tel: 07796981308 email: stephanie@avening-pc.co.uk
Tel: 07415039234 (office hours only) email: parishclerk@avening-pc.gov.uk
Meet your Councillors

CONTACT

AVENING PARISH COUNCILLORS

The Parish Council of Avening consists of nine council seats. The current Councillors were elected/co-opted following the election in May 2019 and will serve until 2023. The Parish Council meetings normally take place in the downstairs, Chamberlain Room at the Village Hall (but are held on line during the Covid lockdown - see agenda for the link), on the third Wednesday of each month, and commence at 7.30pm. All Members of the public are invited to attend meetings, and will have the opportunity to speak at a public forum at the start of the meeting. Every councillor is required to declare all interests pertaining to the parish they serve. The registers for Avening councillors can be seen from the links on this page:

Councillors:

Cllr Tony Slater -

Chairman

Joined the PC in 2006 and became chairman in 2016. Retired from full time work in 2020, but has extensive previous experience as an independant Programme Office Manager in financial services.

Cllr David Bendall -

Vice Chairman

Has been a councillor since 2015 and was elected as vice chairman in 2019. Retired senior account manager in fire safety equipment and installations

Cllr Christine

Howell

Joined the PC in 2018 and has served the community for many years previously.

Cllr Gill Parsons

Served as a councillor for over 25 years, and provides expert knowledge on listed buildings and historic landscapes around Avening. Lives in Tetbury, but has farming interests in the village

Cllr Patrick

Mulligan

Retired senior account manager for a fresh fuit and vegetables wholesaler; also runs a care home locally. Joined the PC in 2019, and now provides hands on skills to keep village assets in good order

Cllr Craig Forster

Anaesthetist at Bath Hospital. Joined the PC in 2018, and advises on health matters

Cllr John Hetterley

Joined the PC in 2019 and has taken on the ‘chancellor’ role in managing the PC finances to ensure good practice. Retired civil servant

Cllr Richard King

Joined the PC in 2019. Has significant business experience as a self-employed consultant to the oil, gas and nuclear industries

Cllr Stephanie

Hamilton

Joined the PC in 2019. Employed as a dental nurse/receptionist, and has served in the community and church for many years, being integral to organising the village fetes.

Parish Clerk - Shani

Baker

Took over as Parish Clerk in 2019, and is the Responsible Financial Officer for the council. Also works for a number of other charities Should be the first pioint of contact for any public queries (office hours only)
Tel: 07793669930 email: chair@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07713068436 email: patrick@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07766051870 email: david.bendall@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07481538525 email: Richard@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07729637411 email: john@avening-pc.gov.uk
Tel: 07748208784 email: grahamfhowell@tiscali.co.uk
Tel: 07870959608 email: dansherbou@aol.com
Tel: 07796981308 email: stephanie@avening-pc.co.uk
Tel: 07792017446 email: simon.forster1@sky.com
Tel: 07415039234 (office hours only)