(Chairman, Finance, Sports & Rec, Media)
Kristian was co-opted in July 2018 and his portfolio is 'sports and recreation'.
Kristian moved into Barkway in May 2017 and works at an events company in nearby Anstey.
kristian.melson @ barkway-village.co.uk
(Highways, Planning, NP)
Bill was co-opted in January 2018. His portfolio are 'highways' and planning.
Born and raised in the City of Nottingham, married with two now grown up children, Bill moved to the village with his wife Pat to be closer to their children and grand children.
Bill worked in the manufacturing industry before setting up his own consultancy firm before retiring.
Hobbies over the years have included sailing, gardening and model railways.
bill.dennis @ barkway-village.co.uk
(Special Projects, Finance and Environment)
Jackie was co-opted in December 2017 and her portfolio is 'special projects'.
Jackie is an accountant and in her spare time enjoys walking. She is also Secretary of the Barkway Village Hall.
jackie.connolly @ barkway-village.co.uk
Peter is a head teacher.
He is a keen jogger and enjoys walking his two
He was co opted to the Council on 12th Feb 2018 and his portfolio is 'property'.
peter.baker @ barkway-village.co.uk
Bob was re-elected on 7th May 2015 and his portfolios are 'planning', and 'corporate governance'.
Bob's job is that of a Business Improvement Consultant and he likes
DIY, gardening, music and playing bass guitar.
bob.davidson @ barkway-village.co.uk
Julia is based in Nuthampstead and has a strong background in planning and Neighbourhood plans. Julia was co-opted in May 2019 and will be looking after the planning portfolio.
(+ Res. Fin. Officer)
Catharine Toms is your Parish Clerk and has been clerk to Barkway Parish Council since 2009. She is the Council's Responsible Financial Officer as well. Catharine also works as a book keeper and is involved with the running of Barkway Village Hall.
She likes walking, particularly with her two dogs. Her contact details are
parishclerk @ barkway-village.co.uk
Tel No. 01763 848716