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Melbourne Parish Council

Meet the Team

CHAIR - Councillor Margaret Sharp

Councillor Sharp was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 1991 and was Chair from 1998-2000. She is a member of the Burial, Highways and Facilities Committees and, as Chair of the Council, is on the Planning & Strategy and the Finance, Risk Management & HR committees.
Address: Corbeth, Kings Newton Lane, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DD.
Home tel: 01332 862471.

VICE CHAIR - Councillor Sheila Hicklin

Councillor Hicklin joined Melbourne Parish Council in 2007, was elected in 2011, and became Vice Chair in 2016. She is the council's representative for the Assembly Rooms, Chair of the Burial Committee and therefore a member of the Facilities Committee. As Vice Chair of the Council, she is also on the Planning & Strategy and the Finance, Risk Management & HR committees.
Address: 52 Queensway, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8FG.
Home tel: 01332 865726.

Councillor Jane Carroll

Councillor Carroll was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 1987. She is Chair of the Planning & Strategy committee and a member of the Highways Committee, the parish council's representative on the Arts Festival group and is Chair of the Neighbourhood Development Plan Working Party. She was Chair of the council from 2012-2014.
Address: 5 The Woodlands, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DP.
Email: Councillor Carroll. Home telephone: 01332 863269.

Councillor Nigel Collyer

Councillor Collyer was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 2002. He is a member of the Finance, Risk Management and HR committee and the Facilities committee. He is also the council's representative on East Midlands Airport matters and was Chairman of the council from 2010 to 2012.
Contact Clerk for more contact details.

Councillor George Dunnicliff

Councillor Dunnicliff joined Melbourne Parish Council in May 2015. He is Vice Chair of the Planning & Strategy committee and a member of the Burial committee.
Address: Lambert House, Ashby Road, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8ES.
Email: Councillor Dunnicliff. Home telephone: 01332 862162. Mobile telephone: 07780 806267.

Councillor Wendy Earp

Councillor Earp joined Melbourne Parish Council in June 2008, was elected in 2011, and was Chair of the council from 2014 to 2016. She is a member of the Facilities, Highways, the Planning & Strategy and the Finance, Risk Management & HR committees.
Address: The Paddocks, Cockshut Lane, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DJ.
Email: Councillor Earp. Telephone: 01332 865019.

Councillor Tom Gates

Councillor Gates was co-opted onto Melbourne Parish Council in April 2016. He is a member of the Planning & Strategy and the Burial committees.
Address: 24 Potter Street, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DW.
Email: Councillor Gates. Home telephone: 01332 865718. Mobile telephone: 07834 215957.

Councillor Simon Green

Councillor Green joined Melbourne Parish Council in June 2017. 
Address: 23 Blanchcroft Lane, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DW.
Email: simon.green@hotmail.com | Mobile telephone: 07889924925

Councillor George Hudson

Councillor Hudson was co-opted onto the Parish Council in June 2013.
Address: Plumtree Cottage, Woodhouses, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DN.

Councillor Andrew Jackson

Councillor Jackson was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 1983 and is on the Facilities committee and, as Chair of Facilities, he is on the Finance, Risk management & HR committee. He is also the council's representative on the Sporting Partnership and was Chair of the council from 1989 to 1990 
and 2000-2002.
Address: Highfields, Sleepy Lane, Kings Newton, DERBY DE73 8BU.
Email: Councillor Jackson. Work telephone: 01332 702800. Mobile: 07931 541387.

Councillor Robert Parker

Councillor Parker joined Melbourne Parish Council in 2007 and was elected in 2011. He is on the Highways committee and is the council's representative on NWLDC Donington Park Liaison.
Address: Derby Hills Farm, Broadstone Lane, Ticknall, DERBY DE73 7LD.
Home tel: 01332 863800. Mobile: 07973 297404.

Councillor David Smith

Councillor Smith was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 2000. He is a member of the Facilities committee and, as Chair of the Highways committee, he is on the Finance, Risk Management and HR committee. He is the council's representative on the 'Safer Neighbourhood' and 'Infants School Governors' organisations and was Chair of the council from 2008 to 2010.
Address: Highfield Barn, Highfields, Cockshut Lane, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DG.
Email: Councillor Smith. Home telephone: 01332 862699. Mobile: 07855 436178. Fax: 01332 863774.

Councillor Terry Summerlin

Councillor Summerlin was co-opted onto Melbourne Parish Council in May 2016 and is a member of the Burial and the Highways committees.
Address: 126 Derby Road, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8FL.
Email: Councillor Summerlin.
Home telephone: 01332 864643. Mobile telephone: 07528 884778.

Councillor Mick Usher

Councillor Usher was co-opted onto Melbourne Parish Council in June 2016.
Address: 86 The Woodlands, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DQ.
Email: Councillor Usher.
Mobile telephone: 07791 605861.

Clerk to Melbourne Parish Council - Jacqui Storer

If you would like to raise a question at a Melbourne Parish Council meeting, or wish to communicate with the council, please email Jacqui Storer, Clerk to Melbourne Parish Council, telephone 07734 939292 or write to 2 Mansfields Croft, Etwall, Derby DE65 6NJ. Alternatively, you may contact the Chair of the relevant Committee.

Derbyshire County Councillor - Linda Chilton

Councillor Chilton was elected in May 2013 to Derbyshire County Council.
Address: 9 Windsor Avenue, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8FN.
Email: Councillor Chilton.
Home telephone: 01332 695112. DCC mobile: 07969 145632.

South Derbyshire District Councillor - John Harrison

Councillor Harrison has been elected to represent Melbourne Ward on South Derbyshire District Council. 
He is Chairman of the Finance & Management Policy Committee, Chairman of the Standards Committee & IT Champion and he represents SDDC on the East Midlands Airport Independent Consultative Committee.
Address: Hope Cottage, 55 Penn Lane, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8EQ.
Email: Councillor John Harrison. Home telephone: 01332 862477. Fax: 01332 864192.

South Derbyshire District Councillor - Jim Hewlett

Councillor Hewlett has been elected to represent Melbourne Ward on South Derbyshire District Council.
He is Chairman of the following: Housing and Community Services Committee, Rosliston Forestry Centre Executive, Environmental Education Project and Swadlincote Town Centre Cultural Partnership. He is a Trustee and Board member of the South Derbyshire Citizens' Advice Bureau and Trustee and Board member of the South Derbys Mental Health Association, which runs a drop-in centre, Bank House in Swadlincote. He is also a member of the Finance and Management Committee.
Address: 2 Bishops Court, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8LN. Email: Councillor Hewlett. Home telephone: 01332 863927.

Invitees to all meetings:

Police

The first item at the Melbourne Parish Council meeting (but not on the agenda) is the police report which includes crime figures and questions.

County & District Councillors

Invited to attend all Melbourne Parish Council meetings and allocated 15 minutes to report on County and District Council matters are: Derbyshire County Councillor Linda Chilton and South Derbyshire District Councillors, John Harrison and Jim Hewlett.