At the Parish Council AGM on 17th May, Mr Neil Burchell was elected as Chairman of South Marston Parish Council, with Mr Stuart Young remaining as Vice Chairman. The Parish Council thanked Mr Colin McEwen for all of his work and dedication as the previous Chairman for the last five years.
The following Working Parties and representatives on Outside Bodies were also elected:
Parish Council Working Parties
Strategic Planning, Property & Finance: Chairman – Neil Burchell. Sylvia Brown, Ken Millard, Malcolm Phillips and Barry Thunder
Operational Planning: Ken Millard, Brian McGlone, Stuart Young
Environment: Barry Thunder, Neil Burchell, Brian McGlone, Robbie Taylor
Emergency Planning: Ken Millard with SBC
Allotment Liaison: Barry Thunder
Village Expansion Working Party: Chairman – Neil Burchell. At least three Parish Councillors and local residents.
Representatives on Outside Bodies
Highworth United Charities: Brian McGlone
Friendly Club: Brian McGlone
Swindon Area Committee: Sylvia Brown, Ken Millard and Colin McEwen
Tower & Tap/Website: Clerk – Gemma Cheal
Transport & Police: Robbie Taylor
South Marston Recreation Association: Stuart Young
Swindon Community Planning Forum: Stuart Young and Colin McEwen
The Clerk and the Parish Council Allotment Liaison have recently carried out an inspection of the allotments in South Marston. We are pleased to report that generally, the allotments are being maintained to a very good standard.