Members

 

Ian Bradford

Ian Bradford 01493 748358 Email

I became a Councillor in May 2012. I moved to Martham from South London in 1980 and have lived here ever since, I have three children. I worked for Granada TV for 30 years before starting Premier Electronics in 2004, I am Chairman of Martham & District Angling Club and am a Trustee on Martham Boat Dyke and Martham Playing field Trusts. I very much enjoy Village life and will endeavour to keep the Community spirit going.

Tony Gates 01493 740527 email

I was born in Gorleston, Norfolk, and after three years in the army moved to London. I moved back to Martham in 2002 when I retired and have been involved with the Parish Council since 2004.  I am a very keen fisherman, and have a boat on the River.I am keen to offer my time where it best serves the community, and as a Councillor am primarily involved in Finance and the Community Centre.

Janet Henning 07837 497226 email

I am married and have one grown up son . I have lived in Norfolk for over 35 years being in Gorleston , Acle and Martham , originally from Wimbledon south London .
I am now semi -retired and enjoying doing things I want to do , one of those being serving on the parish council , i did serve on the Acle council , and am now looking forward to working with the Martham Parish Council . my interest to be trying to keep the village as pleasant and rural and safe for all the people that live here to continue to enjoy .

Paul Hooper

Paul Hooper 01493 748474 Email
Chairman

I became a Councillor in May 2012. I have lived in the village since 1984. I am married and have three children and six grandchildren. My interest is in planning and how it will effect our village. I am also Webmaster of this site. I was elected Chairman in 2016.

100_3030 Mike Huke 01493 718054 email

I am married , 69 years young and have lived in Martham since 1971 enjoying our lovely village. I have almost fully retired , working only one day a week now and have rejoined the council after a short break. My real interest is maintaining our village as a friendly community with  rural appeal offering good facilities to all age groups.
I will work to improve our local habitat in and around the greens, I also intend being active in trying to improve housing development in keeping with our village and try to influence the availability of low cost housing.

Paul Hurkett 01493 748755 email

I am married to Doreen, we have lived in Martham since 2003.  I retired in 2009.bI enjoy being out and about locally, bird watching and enjoying the wildlife.    I am a member of Martham Bowls Club.  I would like to see Martham expand at a more controlled and sympathetic rate with more consideration given to those that already live within the Village.

BobHuxtableBob Huxtable 01493 740882 Email

I am the longest serving Parish Councillor having first become a member in 1983. I have wide ranging interests from brass band to cycling to maintaining my allotment. I am also keen on maintaining local footpaths and the historic village staithes.

VSmithVicky Smith 01493 740448 email

I’ve lived in Martham with my husband Matt since 2007 and run a local digital agency. I’ve spent many years volunteering as a digital champion supporting people to get online.  My role on the Parish Council’s communications sub-committee allows me to improve how easy it is to contact the council, have your say and take action.


ColinColin Starkings
01493 748401 email

Vice Chairman

I have lived in Martham since 1971,now retired having worked in agriculture and road transport. I have two children and two grandchildren. I am interested in the environment and bowling at Martham Bowls Club.

LSutton Lee Sutton 01493 748039 email

I grew up in the Fleggs.  Rollesby 1973 ’til 2000 and have lived in Martham since 2000.  I like many people have seen our village grow bigger and hope to ensure we do not lose the character of the village to overdevelopment.
I was a borough councillor for eight years and in that eight years gained much experience of how local government ticks.  Experience I hope to use to represent residents in Martham.
I have an interest in sport and have at borough level pushed the sporting agenda, reintroducing the sports awards and initiating the new play, sports and leisure strategy. I am currently a trustee of the Norfolk Playing Fields Association.

TWatsonTerry Watson 01493 748559

I have served on the Council since April 1996. Married with two children. I enjoy sport,  freshwater and sea angling.
I am Vice Chairman of Potter Heigham Sea Angling Club and was Chairman of Martham Kings’ Arms Bowls Club, which I had been a member of for over 35 years.

All councillors have to make a declaration of personal interests which can be found here.

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