Your Councillors

The Parish Council has 11 members working as a team to represent both wards. They are working in a voluntary role to do their best for you and you are welcomed to contact them or meet them at any the regular meetings held during the year.

For further details of individual Councillors please scroll down.

The role of a Councillor is a voluntary role with the option to claim an allowance, applicable only to elected members, as set by the parish council on an annual basis.

2017/18 Councillor allowances paid during the year can be viewed here:  Annual payments year ending 31st March 2018

Travel allowances for parish purposes are recommended as a maximum of 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles (25p per mile thereafter) regardless of vehicle engine size, 24p per mile for motor cycles and 20p per mile for travel by cycle.

Maximum rates of  subsistence: maximum rates for breakfast is £6.00, lunch allowance £7.50 and evening meal £12.00:

Meet your Councillors

Robert Passmore [Ramsey Ward] – Chairman

Rob, elected Chairman on 27th September 2018 following the sad passing of our Past Chairman Cllr George Elmer whom he supported as Vice Chairman over many years. Rob  will be attending the meetings of the Tendring District Association of Local Councils, Rob also holds the position as Transport representative for the Ramsey Ward, together with the position of Tree and Footpaths Warden for Ramsey and attends meetings of the ECC Local Highways Panel.

Telephone : 07813 856195

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Tanya Ferguson [Parkeston Ward]

Tanya acts as both Parish Councillor for Parkeston and Tendring District Councillor (Ramsey & Parkeston Wards), allowing Tanya to assist the Parish Council with issues at the next tier of government.

Telephone :  07757 124325

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 David Bird [Ramsey Ward]

David has been co-opted to the council in 2017 and is working hard to improve his neighbourhood in Clayton Road, Ramsey and the surrounding area.

Telephone: 07586 056217

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Vince Lungley [Ramsey Ward]

I’m Vince Lungley, Councillor for Ramsey ward, working as part of the team of councillors for Ramsey and Parkeston Parish Council. I have lived with my husband in The Street, Ramsey since 2001.

I was co-opted onto the parish Council on 27 September 2018 after attending some meetings and, after seeing how the council worked, I expressed an interest in being part of something that could help fellow villagers. I have a particular interest in planning, traffic/speed issues, public health, footpaths and local policing issues.

I am a nurse by trade, qualifying at Ipswich Hospital in 1984. I have been working in Occupational Health since 1988, currently for Essex County Fire & Rescue Service.

In my spare time I enjoy family history research, music, parish work and walking the beautiful countryside around us.

Telephone 07715 787854

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Bill Davidson [Parkeston Ward]

Vice Chairman

Bill was elected to the role of Vice Chairman on 27th September 2018 and continues with the role to represent the Council on the Harwich International Port and Haltermann Carless Liaison Committee meetings. Bill also holds the position of Tree and Footpaths Warden for the Parkeston Ward together in working hard in the upkeep of the Parkeston Cemetery.

Telephone :  07506  212377

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Simon Collis [Parkeston Ward]

Simon continues to hold the position as Transport representative for the Parkeston Ward and will support Rob Passmore in attending ECC Local Highways Panel meetings.

Telephone :  07462 914462

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Anthony Colbourne [Ramsey Ward]

Co-opted onto the Parish Council on 21st June 2018 and has been voted to become the Transport Representative for Ramsey.

Telephone: 07766 225447

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Edwin Ramsay [Ramsey Ward]

Ed will continue in representing the Council in attending meetings of the Harwich International Port  and Haltermann Carless Liaison Committee meetings.

Telephone : 07785 762404

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

David Smith [Ramsey Ward]

Telephone :  07688 492662

 Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Sarah Stertz [Parkeston Ward]

Sarah continues to represent the Council in attending Haltermann Carless meetings.

Telephone :  07909 815266

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Marion Kadlec  [Parkeston Ward]

Marion was co-opted to the Parish Council on 18th October 2018. Marion has lived in the village of Parkeston for many years and volunteers within the village in litter picking and delivering the regular newsletters published by the Parkeston Residents Association.

Telephone: 07598 978785

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Meet your Clerk

Lin Keating

Employed by the Council since October 2003 as Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer, a resident of Parkeston since 2000, with an ever growing knowledge and understanding being gained of both wards represented by the Parish Council.

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Telephone : (home) 01255 502616   (mobile) 07790 919094

Serving The Local Community