WHITCHURCH Parish Council has a new member.
Rachel Hatcher has been Â co-opted on to the council following the resignation of James Norman.
The mother-of-two is a project manager for Vodafone in Reading and has lived in the village with her husband Ben since 2013.
She was already a member of the council’s traffic and pavements advisory group.
Mr Norman, who was elected in May, has left to focus on other commitments.
His resignation follows the departures of Harry Butterworth, the former chairman, Vincent Aldridge, Laura Lucas and Pearl Slatter a few days after the election.