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Shaugh Prior Parish Council

Parish Councillors

Chairman Mr Nick Wassell
Whittaborough Farm, Shaugh Prior, Plymouth PL7 5ES
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I Have lived at Whittaborough Farm for 6 years with my wife Debbie who grew up in the village. I am 47 years old and came to Shaugh from West Wales via 22 year career as an Engineer in Royal Navy and a few years skippering a fishing trawler out of Plymouth. I now balance running our small holding with game keeping on the Plym Valley shoot and the family commitment to foster caring.

Councillor Mrs Sue Burkill
Mount Clogg, Shaugh Prior, Plymouth PL7 5HA
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I have lived in Shaugh Prior since 1980. My children were born here, went to the local school and worked in the local pub! I am now retired having worked at Marjons and at the Plymouth and Exeter Universities. For the Council I take a particular interest in planning. As the only Councillor living in Shaugh Prior village I am often approached about village issues. Please contact me if I can help you.

Councillor Mr Bill Hitchins
The Beeches, Bickleigh Down Road, Roborough, Plymouth PL6 7AD
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Councillor Mrs Carina McLeod
The Oaks, Wotter, Plymouth PL7 5HP
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Councillor Mrs Naomi Proctor
Glencroft, 2 Whitehill Gardens, Lee Moor, Plymouth PL7 5JQ
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I have lived in Shaugh Prior for the last 6 years with my husband and daughter, small flock of sheep and poultry. My daughter attended shaugh Prior primary school before moving up to Ivybridge Community college. I am also a member of Dartmoor Speedwatch Forum. Originally from the Isle of Wight, I have always been a country lass and coming from one close Community to another is like home from home and I enjoy helping people out, so if I can be of any help to you, please let me know.

Councillor Mr Adam Sims
The White House, Shaugh Prior, Plymouth PL7 5HB

I moved to Shaugh Prior in November 2021 having lived in Plymouth for over 20 years. I run my own business, working in the sustainable construction sector. I grew up in Cornwall and am a proud Cornishman, I love the sense of community we enjoy in this part of the world and If I can contribute to the community I live in, then that would make me very happy. I would consider myself approachable so if you want to reach out to the parish council I am here to help.

Councillor Mr Keith Stone
Hartstone Farm, Shaugh Prior, Nr Plymouth
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In 1962 my parents moved from Yeo Farm near Meavy to Nethershaugh Farm. I attended Meavy Primary and then went on to Shebear College. After college I came back to work the family farm with my father(I don't think that this is what they intended!) before taking over Hartstone and Faunstone farms in 1970. I THINK NOW THAT I QUALIFY AS BEING A LOCAL! Having reached an age where I should have more spare time I thought it was time to try to give back something to the Community that has given so much to me. So here I am, here to help you if I can.

Councillor Mrs Vanessa Tyler
17 Dartmoor Cottages, Wotter, Shaugh Prior, Plymouth PL7 5HN
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Parish Clerk Mr Scott Smy
57 Priory Close, Ivybridge PL21 9JG
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If you need to make contact with the Parish Council then please come through me as the Parish Clerk and I will try to help you wherever I can. Thanks.

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