Alison Melvin

Councillor

I have enjoyed living in Frith End since 1997 and I’m keen to support the local community and help improve the quality of life across the parish. I’m a keen gardener and environmentalist, with particular interests in: reducing plastic consumption; cycling and walking; local food; and the ways in which the natural environment benefits human health and wellbeing. I’m a founder of the Binsted Eco Network.

Responsibilities:

  • Interim Chair
  • Highways Chair
  • Chair of Blacknest Fields Working Group and Binsted Recreation Working Group
  • Local contact point for Frith End

Email: a.melvin@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

 Registrable interest form - Alison Melvin (PDF, 4.95 Mb)

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Clair Walley

Councillor

Local contact for Binsted

Email: clair.walley@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

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Geoff Woollen

Councillor

Responsibilities:

  • Planning Lead and Local contact point for Bentley fringes

Email: geoff.woollen@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

 Registrable interest form - Geoff Woollen (PDF, 4.57 Mb)

Councillor Lizzie Kotze

Lizzie Kotze

Councillor
Liz Kotze represents the village of Bucks Horn Oak, nestled between Alice Holt and Bentley Station. She has lived in BHO for 2 and a half years and has 2 children who attend Rowledge Primary. She works full time but when time allows can be found running/walking in the woods with the children.

Responsibilities:

  • Local contact point for Bucks Horn Oak

Email: lizzie.kotze@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

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Ryan France Moore

Councillor

Responsibilities:

  • Local contact point for Isington
  • Ryan has lived in Isington for five years and loves the area.  He is a new dad, with a fun loving toddler and an energetic dog.  He runs the Isington Neighbourhood Watch and works full time as a Firefighter.
  • Ryan’s priorities are protecting and preserving the area, and helping the residents stay safe and connected with each other.  When time allows, his hobbies include spending time with his family, writing, recording and teaching music, growing fruit & veg and cooking

Email: ryan.francemoore@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

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Nicola Hall

Councillor

Local contact for Rowledge

Email: nicola.hall@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

Chris Meade

Councillor

Local contact point for Rowledge

Chris has lived in Rowledge for the last 35 years or so and is married with 2 adult children and 4 grandsons (so far!).

His career has been mainly in the recruitment sector working both for one of the big industry “names” and also running his own business. Interests beyond family and friends include playing badminton and restoring classic cars.

Email: chris.meade@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

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John Retallack

Councillor

John’s time as a councillor spans over 50+ years and is a lifelong resident of Binsted. Well known for his cricketing enthusiasm. John is a font of all knowledge about the history of the village.

Parish Council Staff

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Lisa Spindler

Clerk

Lisa has worked within Education for the last fifteen years, which brought her to Froyle two years ago.

She loves living in this beautiful area and enjoys walking her dog.

Tel: 07483310631

Email: clerk@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk

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Karen Ray

Deputy Clerk and RFO
Karen was appointed in September 2008 and has lived in Alton for the last eleven years.

Responsibilities:

  • Dep Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Tel: 01420 520692 /07805 800373

Email: depclerk@binstedparishcouncil.org.uk