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 encouraged & welcome to contact them or meet them at any the regular meetings held during the year.
The link below shows a map of the parish and Ward boundaries for Ramsey & Parkeston Parish Council
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 Parish & District Councillors
Zoe Fairley – District Councillor – Stour Valley Ward (Ramsey Ward, Wrabness and Bradfield villages).
Click here to link to Zoe @ Tendring District Council
Rob Passmore – Chair Parish – Ramsey Ward
Rob was re-elected as Chairman on 16 May 2019. He will be attending the meetings of the Tendring District Association of Local Councils and working closely with the two newly elected District Councillors; Rob also attends meetings of the ECC Local Highways Panel.
Telephone : 07813 856195
Bill Davidson – Vice Chair Parish – Parkeston Ward District – Dovercourt Vines & Parkeston
Bill was re-elected to the role of Vice Chairman on 16 May 2019. Bill is Tree and Footpaths Warden for Parkeston Ward, and leads on the refurbishment and upkeep of the Parish Chapel and the Parkeston Cemetery. He also oversees the running & maintenance of the Welfare Park.
Bill was also elected in May 2019 as District Councillor for Dovercourt Vines & Parkeston.
Click here to link to Bill @ Tendring District Council
Telephone : 07506 212377
David Bird Parish – Ramsey Ward
David was co-opted to the council in 2017, elected in 2019 and is working hard to improve his neighbourhood in Clayton Road, Ramsey and the surrounding area.
Telephone: 07586 056217
Vince Lungley Parish – Ramsey Ward
Vince has lived in The Street, Ramsey since 2001. Co-opted on 27 September 2018, elected May 2019. Particular interests are in planning, traffic/speed issues, public health, footpaths and local policing issues.
He is Tree & Footpath Warden for Ramsey ward and the Council’s contact for Emergency planning
Telephone 07715 787854
Anthony Colbourne Parish – Ramsey Ward
Co-opted onto the Parish Council on 21st June 2018, elected May 2019; Tony has over 20 years experience in both Parish and District Council work and is the Transport Representative for Ramsey.
Telephone: 07766 225447
Edwin Ramsay Parish – Ramsey Ward
Ed will continue in representing the Council in attending meetings of the Harwich International Port and Haltermann Carless Liaison Committee meetings. Ed is also the contact for Press & Media enquiries.
Telephone : 07785 762404
VACANCY Parish – Ramsey Ward
VACANCY Parish – Parkeston Ward
Tanya Ferguson Parish – Parkeston Ward
Tanya has a long association with the parish and extensive experience as a Parish and former District councillor.
Telephone : 07757 124325
Sarah Stertz Parish – Parkeston Ward
Sarah continues to represent the Council in attending Haltermann Carless meetings.
Telephone : 07909 815266
Marion Kadlec Parish – Parkeston Ward
Marion was co-opted to the Parish Council on 18th October 2018 and elected in May 2019. 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
Meet your Clerk
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.
Telephone : (home) 01255 502616 (mobile) 07790 919094