I AM married and have lived in Nun’s Acre for 25 years. I am semi-retired and
I AM married and have lived in Nun’s Acre for 25 years. I am semi-retired and a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, the Vic-Wells Association and Probus.
I have served on the parish council for five years and my interests have included planning, campaigning for the retention of the library and the recent proposals to improve the recreation equipment for children.
Sometimes my role seems to be the Mr Spock of the council (without the pointy ears), attempting to apply some logic and reality to the more exciting proposals which come its way.
Goring has changed a lot in 25 years but remains a most pleasant place to live. We cannot avoid change but can manage it for the common good.
If elected, I hope to ensure that any changes are for the overall good of the village, that its facilities are improved and it becomes an even more attractive village.
The reasons for the decisions made by the council, and the nature of the very limited powers which it has, are often misunderstood by the public in Goring, so an immediate objective would be to improve the way the council communicates with the public.