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North Yorkshire | DL9 4LZ

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The Council

Helen Grant

Helen Grant

Helen is the Mayor of Colburn Town Council.  She has had a long association with Colburn town council stretching for over 20 years. She has been the mayor on several occasions and despite now living in the next door parish has the best interests of Colburn at heart. Her family live in Colburn, she is a school governor, member of the newly formed WI, gardening club, village hall committee, over 55s club, Hanson social club and can be seen regularly washing up during community events.

Michael James Ward

Michael James Ward

Michael  is the Deputy Mayor of Colburn Town Council and has lived in Colburn since 1967. This is Michael's second term as Councillor and he has been very proactive on committees over the years, some of them being Sports & Gala, Cubs, Scouts & Beavers, whilst also being Chairman of the local Cricket Club and the Juniors Chairman as well as an Emergency Officer. He now volunteers for the Mental Health Organisation and is a planning officer on the council.

Angie Dale

Angie Dale

Angie was born in the Old Military Hospital , she is Colburn born and bred and has lived and worked in the community all her life apart from the 7 years she served in the Army . She lives with her husband and has 3 lovely children. Angie joined the Town Council in 2004, she has served five terms as Mayor of Colburn and has been involved in various Community groups ever since.

She is the Chair of Governors at Colburn Community Primary School, She is the treasurer and bookings clerk of the Village Hall and St Cuthberts Community Hall. Also Angie is a member of the new WI and the secretary. She enjoys been a member of the local craft club, Amateur Dramatics also Hanson Sports & Social club and volunteers at the drop and mother and toddler groups as well she is a very busy lady. She is very passionate and dedicated to the growing community, and always has the best interest of Colburn at heart.

Lynn Nassau

Lynn Nassau

In 2004 Lynn became a Colburn Town Councillor, after retiring in 2003 after 40 years working as a Registered Nurse. Lynn has lived in Colburn since 1981. She is a member of Hambleton Richmond and Whitby Clinical Commissioning group and a supporter of MacMillan Cancer Care. Lynn enjoys going to the local gym, gardening and art work and will continue to promote Colburn into the future at all times.

Jagannath Sharma - Jag

Jagannath Sharma - Jag

Originally from Nepal, Jag studied and worked in Australia and Nepal prior to moving to the UK in 2001 where he was employed by NHS. Jag holds a PhD degree in musculoskeletal injury management and is a lead researcher for musculoskeletal injury management at Infantry training Centre, having published many research papers and presented them at conferences. Currently, He works at the Infantry Training Centre Catterick as a superintendent in rehabilitation department and also a reservist RAMC army officer. During his career, he has experienced life and work in various countries all of which has enabled him to understand and represent a diverse range of people. Jag is proud of his key strengths: Integrity, commitment and hard work. Family and friends have encouraged him to sacrifice time and resources for the benefit of our community selflessly. Being in Catterick for 12 years has allowed him to not only make this area his home but also to feel part of the community, because without a community there is no home. He is proactively involved in community work, as Integration and community cohesion can only be successful if it is built upon the foundations of regular community work and understanding of other cultures. Jag believes in people first and will always do his best to support local people. He is also adviser of BGNC, Parbat Welfare Society and Chairman Himalayan-Dales Multicultural Hub.

Keith Chadwick

Keith Chadwick

Keith was co-opted on to the Town Council on Monday 17th October 2016.  He currently lives in Woodside Chase and has lived in Colburn all his life. He has links to local business and is the General Manager of a utility support company that work closely with the MoD and Yorkshire Water. Keith used to be the chair of the Colburn Community Partnership until he had to retire due to other commitments in 2008. Keith is keen to give something back to Colburn and his company currently sponsor the Colburn Blackcats American football team. And he wants to help bring back the sense of community that he remembers growing up in the area.

 He is looking forward to serving Colburn community and is happy for anyone with questions or queries to contact him. He is also a keen golfer and likes to spent time on his motorbike and has completed many charity motorbike rides.


 

Kevin Foster

Kevin Foster

Kevin became a Councillor on 16th July 2018.  Kevin has lived in Colburn since 1981 after settling in the area after his Father left the Military.  He worked for the MOD from 1980 until 2013.  Working in Catering as a chef initially with the MOD moving on to the security department including working as a dog handler and kennel manager before volunteering for redundancy.  His current employment is as a chef with the Defence catering contract company.

Philippa Graves

Philippa Graves

Philippa became Colburn Town Clerk in February 2004, having previously worked as administrator for The Millings Residential home in Bedale. Philippa moved to North Yorkshire in 2000 from Colchester where she worked at Colchester Institute & Essex University for 10 years. She is a very keen Horse rider and owner.

Angie Pickersgill

Angie Pickersgill

Angie became the Deputy Town Clerk in March 2015, having previously worked at Printers in Richmond for many years till its closure in 2011. She has 2 children and is the Vice Chair of Governors at Colburn Community Primary School and helps out in class and on trips. Angie is very passionate about Colburn as it’s where she grew up and still lives. Angie and her husband have recently learnt to dance and now goes dancing regularly in Colburn Village Hall and very much enjoy it.