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Melbourne Parish Council

Meet the Team

The Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. 

If any wishes to register their interest or wishes to have further details about the role of a Parish Councillor, please contact the Clerk through the website or on 07734 939292.

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. As Vice Chair of the Council, she is also on the Planning & Strategy and the Finance, Risk Management, Recreation, Facilities and Events & HR committees.
Address: 52 Queensway, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8FG.
Home tel: 01332 865726.

Councillor Carol Fearria

Cllr Fearria is the Vice Chair to Recreation, Facilities and Events committee and she is also a member of the Planning & Strategy committee.
Address: 23 Trent Lane, Kings Newton, Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 8BT
Email: alancarolf@talk21.com

Councillor Martin Fitzpatrick

Address: 15 Earp Way, Melbourne DE73 8JQ
Email: mfitz@talktalk.net
Phone: 07808 001479

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 and a member of the Burial committee. 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. He is also a member of the Highways committee. 
Airport matters and was Chairman of the council from 2010 to 2012.
Address: 161 Station Road, Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 8BQ
Email: n.collyer@btinternet.com. Mobile: 07831 540538

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 Recreation, Facilities and Events, 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 Andrew Jackson

Councillor Jackson was first elected to Melbourne Parish Council in 1983 and is the Chair on the Recreation, Facilities and Events committee and, as Chair of Facilities, he is on the Finance, Risk management & HR committee. He is also a member of the Highways 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 Vice Chair of the Planning Strategy committee 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 Recreation, Facilities and Events 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 Vice Chair of the Burial and the Highways committees. He is also a member of the Planning & Strategy committee.
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. Chair of the Burial Committee and therefore a member of the Facilities Committee. He is also a member of the Highways committee. 
Address: 86 The Woodlands, Melbourne, DERBY DE73 8DQ.
Email: Councillor Usher.
Mobile telephone: 07791 605861.

Councillor Margaret Sharp

Cllr Sharp is a member of the Highways committee. 
Address: Corbeth, Kings Newton Lane, Melbourne Derby DE73 8DD. 
Tel: 01332 862471 
Email: margaretsharp1@btinternet.com

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 PO Box 8366, Derby, DE65 9DX. 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.