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.

 

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 234662 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.

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.

 

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.

 

David Lawrence   01493 494418

Relocated from Gray’s in Essex, February 2016, retired from working in charity retail, passion to empower people to become more involved in their community, and raise aspirations for all.   Most days you will find me and my wife exercising our very active young lurcher.  I also enjoy reading and believe everyone has a story to tell that’s worth hearing.

Richard Jameson  01493 748667

I am married with two children and two grandchildren.   I am semi-retired and have lived in Martham for eight years having previously lived in and around Cambridge for over thirty years. I was fortunate to be co-opted to the Council in September.  My interests are numerous and include astronomy, amateur radio, local history and history of the Great War.  I am keen to maintain the local environmental habitat and would like to obtain more of a Police presence within the Parish.

Emma Roberts    07496344180

I have had ties to the village ever since my daughter started primary school back in 2004. I was so impressed with the community spirit that when the opportunity arose, my family and I chose to move to Martham in 2014.

I have a keen interest in health and wellbeing, having previously studied both Biomedicine and Counselling.  As such I am also a delegate for medical provision and health matters.  I currently work in the oil and gas industry but also have a strong focus on the environment. I became a parish councillor in 2018

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

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