People

Ingrid Thomas

Ingrid was re-elected to represent Four Marks and Medstead on the District Council on 7th May 2015. At that time she said, "I have worked hard to represent residents of both Four Marks and Medstead and offered assistance whenever possible.  I have lived in Four Marks for twenty years, bringing up two daughters who went to local schools.

Nick Drew

Nick was re-elected to represent Froxfield, Privett, Colemore, Steep and Stroud on the District Council on 7th May 2015. At that time he said, "Having lived here for many years, and with a young family, I want to make sure that our beautiful countryside is preserved and protected, even as we rise to meet the challenges of the modern world. The economic issues facing your local council have been challenging but even so we have kept council costs low and frozen council tax for a number of years.

Ferris Cowper

Ferris was re-elected District Councillor for Grayshott on 7th May 2015. He has lived in Grayshott for more than thirty years and he and his wife, Sally, have raised two daughters there.  He is passionate about the village and campaigns vigorously to protect the quality of life that he, his family and all other residents enjoy so much.

Anthony Williams

Anthony was re-elected to represent Headley and Headley Down on the District Council on 7th May 2015. At that time he said, "I have lived in Headley with my wife and family for 39 years, and I have been one of your two Conservative District Councillors for eighteen years and Parish Councillor for 36 years. I remain committed to the well-being of the Parish and, during my current term, have attended many meetings concerning the needs of the Parish and the surrounding area.  I have been able to use the funds in my Councillors Grant Scheme to benefit many local groups and charities."

Glynis Watts

Glynis was re-elected to represent Holybourne, Froyle, Lasham & Shalden on the District Council on 7th May 2015. At that time she said, "I believe we achieve the most by working together as a community and I will continue to encourage and support all such initiatives.  The Holybourne Flood Forum and the Old Odiham Road Residents’ letter-writing campaign are just two examples. With the rapid expansion of development in Alton, we must strive to ensure we maintain the integrity and individuality of our villages, and I will continue to work to accomplish this.

Yvonne Parker-Smith

Yvonne was re-elected to represent Lindford on the District Council on 7th May 2015. At that time she said, "Having lived in Lindford for nearly 25 years, I have seen some major changes, particularly in housing.  The 200 plus latest development gave us the community benefit of a village hall. I am always available to assist and have given grants, from my district council allocation, to many organisations in the village.  I am involved with the Chase Hospital and President of its League of Friends, and I am secretary of the Patient Group at Badgerswood and Forest Surgeries.

Mike Kendall

Mike was elected to East Hants District Council to represent Liss on 7th May 2015.  At that time he said, "My wife and I moved to Hill Brow in 2008 after I retired as Solicitor to and a Director of West Sussex County Council.  I joined Liss Parish Council in 2014 and have led on the West Liss Pavilion project and in setting up a Flood Action Group for the village.  My experience as a planning lawyer has been useful on the Planning Committee and I helped review the internal governance arrangements of the Parish Council using my past experience as a senior officer in local government."

Laetitia Pienaar

Laetitia was elected to East Hants District Council to represent Liss on 7th May 2015.  At that time she said, "I have been a resident of Liss since 2005. Having raised young children here who are now teenagers, I have come to know and love the village, its people and the surrounding countryside. I have reached a stage in my life where I have time and skills to invest in the village’s future and would very much like the opportunity of doing so.

Ben Bentley

Ben was elected to East Hants District Council to represent Petersfield Causeway on 7th May 2015.  At that time he said, "I live in Petersfield with my wife Amy and two children. I grew up in Rogate until leaving to join the Army at the age of seventeen. I spent eleven fantastic years serving in the UK and abroad whilst taking part in multiple tours of Afghanistan, along with Bosnia and Kosovo. I left military life behind five years ago and now work as a telecommunications engineer on military and government projects.

Bob Ayer

Bob was re-elected to East Hants District Council to represent the Petersfield Rother ward on 7th May 2015.