Picture of Hedgecourt lake in the snow

Felbridge Parish Council Members 2015-2016

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website: www.felbridge-pc.org.uk

Ian McBryde  I have lived in Felbridge for 9 years and have been in the East Grinstead area since 1986. I have been a Chartered Surveyor for over 25 years and now work in London as an Investment Manager running Real Estate Investment Funds. I am married to Louise and have two teenage boys. I joined the Parish Council in 2006 and am keen to retain the character of Felbridge Village in the modern world.

Jeremy Clarke (Chairman )  I have lived in Felbridge since 1977, attending Imberhorne School and later qualifying as a Chemical Engineer. I now work as an engineering project manager for a global pharmaceutical company. I am married with two young children both at Felbridge School. I am very interested in local history as well as history in general. I joined the Parish Council in 2002, my aims are to retain the character of Felbridge whilst ensuring that as a village we evolve to meet the needs of the modern society.

Bridget Huntington (Vice Chairman)I am married to Guy and we have two young children. I currently work in a secondary school in East Grinstead, although my background is IT Training. We have lived in Felbridge for 7 years having previously lived in East Grinstead. I joined the Parish Council approx. 3 years ago . Hobbies include, badminton tennis, climbing and walking.

Joan Harwood .I first moved to this area in 1964 with my husband Ken, when he was the village constable at Dormansland. After 30 years service in the Police (Surrey and Metropolitan) we returned to Felbridge in 1992 and we have lived for the past 16 years at Cotehele Cottage, Mill Lane, Felbridge. As all of my seven grandchildren have now reached school age, I have more time to help retain the character of Felbridge village through the actions of the Parish Council.

Linda Hainge I am married to Derek and have three grown-up sons, and we have lived in Rowplatt Lane since 1980. In addition to being a member of Felbridge Parish Council since 1997, I am also a Trustee of the Village Hall. I organised the annual Felbridge village Fair for 10 years, and have spent the past 15 years as a Leader of the Hedgecourt Scout Group. Earlier this year I organised and formed the Rowplatt Lane Neighbourhood Watch Scheme.I joined the Parish Council to serve the community.

Brian Apps I am married with 2 grown-up sons and moved to Felbridge in 1991. I managed various branches of Lloyds TSB in the area and have been happily retired since 1999. I was elected to the Parish Council in 2004 and my primary role on the Council is as the "Responsible Financial Officer" - looking after Felbridge's share of the Council Tax. I am involved in the running of the East Grinstead Probus Club and try to keep fit at a local gym. My main hobbies are cricket, scuba diving and photography."


 Pat Slatter ( Parish Council Clerk )

I am  married to Graham and have two teenage children.  I have lived in Felbridge since 1991 and became Parish Clerk in April 2015.  My  background is media based , initially with the BBC in London and  then with a local newspaper group.  Voluntary roles have included treasurer for a playgroup and running a school uniform shop .. both in East Grinstead.  As Parish Clerk I am  the first point of contact for the Parish Council and can be contacted by email on clerkfpc@aol.com