Petersfield Town Council comprises of 12 elected members and is very proud to be the first Town Council in Hampshire to be awarded the accolade of being a Quality Town Council.
Please feel free to contact any Town Councillors either by telephone, email or post and they will be delighted to hear from you and will endeavour to help with any matters you may wish to raise with them.
Please note all members of the Town Council, with the exception of the Town Mayor are members of the Planning committee.
I have lived in Petersfield for over forty years and my children and grandchildren attended the local state schools. I was an East Hampshire District Councillor for the past twelve years and a Petersfield Town Councillor as well for the first four. I enjoy patchwork and quilting, gardening when it’s warm and watching the birds at the feeders.
St Peter’s Ward - Conservative
Telephone: 01730 266571
Chairman of Finance & General Purposes, Member of Public Halls & Planning Committee
George is married, a retired Naval Officer and has lived in Petersfield for over 30 years. He has served as Mayor of Petersfield 3 times and has been a Town Councillor for 24 years. He is a past member of Winton Players and a past Governor of Petersfield Infant School.
Member of Finance & General Purposes, Public Halls, Town Development and Planning Committee
Phill is married with two grown up children and a cat. He has recently decided to retire early as the global head of ICT for Christian Aid after 11 years, having previously been the ICT director of Surrey Police, although once upon a time actually trained as a chemist. A long-time member of Winton Players Phill has often been on or behind the stage at the Festival Hall. He is also a trustee of the Sustainability Centre at East Meon.email@example.com
Chairman of Planning, Member of Public Halls, Grounds Committee and Finance & General Purposes
Mary was born in Petersfield. She has been a Town Councillor for 25 years and served as Mayor twice. She is a retired funeral director with the family business in Petersfield and currently on The committee for The Goodyer Trust. Mary has served as past Chairman for Petersfield In Bloom that celebrated 25 years in 2012. Mary is a keen firstname.lastname@example.org
Verlaine is retired and has lived in Petersfield for 2 years. Her hobbies include reading, cake making and decorating. She visits her husband most days who is in a nursing home and has a good relationship with the staff. Her children and grandchildren live in Petersfield and she is actively involved with the childcare for her grandchildren.
Jamie is married and has lived in Petersfield for the past 9 years. He graduated as an Electrical Engineer and is manager of a department of design engineers for a broadcast communications infrastructure company. Jamie is an active member of Petersfield Round Table. Since 2012 Jamie has played a key role in the Petersfield Neighbourhood Plan project team and steering group. He was elected to the Town Council in May 2015.Jamie.email@example.com
Member of Grounds, Town Development & Planning Committee
Paul and his wife have lived in Petersfield for 15 years and have 2 sons. In the past, Paul founded and ran a small high-tech business based in Liphook. The business was sold in 2011 to a listed US company with Paul leaving in 2013. He’s a keen sailor and bridge player, helps his wife with her three dogs, and now has time to contribute to the town.
Nick has lived in Petersfield for 16 years with his wife and three children. He has been involved with Petersfield Town Jnrs F.C . since moving here with both his sons playing for them and he has been Chairman of the club for the last three years .
John moved to Petersfield in 2001 with a young family and his children have attended the Infant and Junior school and are currently at The Petersfield School (TPS) where John is a Governor. He has previously served as an Engineer in the Royal Navy and was an active member of the Petersfield Neighbourhood Plan. John remains an engineer at heart, and his ‘day job’ is a domestic energy consultant, helping people build and renovate very low energy homes. John was elected to the Town Council in May firstname.lastname@example.org
Lesley studied Law at Newcastle Polytechnic followed by articles, and moved to Petersfield in 1977 and has two children who attended Bedales. Lesley was committee member of Save the Children for 34 years, and became a councillor in 2011. Subsequently being chairman of Grounds for 2 years and one of the main facilitators of bringing the Grounds work in-house, and has been a retail manager for over 16 years. Lesley’s interests include race judging for Cowes Week and general history.View Councillors Register of Interests
42A Durford Road Petersfield GU31 4HA Telephone: 01730 261350 email: Lesley_farrow@hotmail.com
David moved to Petersfield 7 years ago and is a qualified Lecturer and Assessor in Business Administration and IT, as well as a qualified Electronic and Computing Engineer.
Born in Nottinghamshire and raised in Scotland, David has chosen Petersfield as his home and wishes to contribute to the town and serve the electorate in St Mary’s Ward where he lives.
David is passionate about all things countryside, as well as a vast interest in Astronomy, his main hobby is Astrophotography.
8 The Mews
Telephone: 01730 300856