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Shaugh Prior Parish Council

The Parish Councillors

Chairman Mr Nick Wassell
Whittaborough Farm
Shaugh Prior
Plymouth
PL7 5ES

nickwassell@aol.com

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

sue.burkill@shaughpriorparish.gov.uk

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 Richard Friendship

richard6243@btinternet.com

Councillor Mr Bill Hitchins
The Beeches
Bickleigh Down Road
Roborough
Plymouth
PL6 7AD

bill.hitchins@btinternet.com

Councillor Lidia Pearce
10 St Aubyn Terrace, Lee Moor
PL7 5JJ

lidia.pearce@hotmail.co.uk

Lidia moved to Lee Moor in 2003. Her three children attended Shaugh Prior Primary School and she was involved with the school’s PTA (Friends of Shaugh Prior School) for many years. Lidia trained as a journalist in Falmouth and spent 17 years working for the BBC in Devon and Cornwall. She now works in marketing and communications. She’s hoping to make a difference for the benefit of the community, particularly on issues related to families and the environment. Lidia joined the Parish Council in December 2020. Please email her if there’s something you need help with.

Councillor Mr Keith Stone
Hartstone Farm
Shaugh Prior
Nr Plymouth

klustone@aol.com

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 Mr Colin Taffurelli
5 The Bungalows
Wotter
Plymouth
PL7 5HW

colin.taffurelli@shaughpriorparish.gov.uk

Colin is 77 years of age. On leaving school he did an apprenticeship in Engineering and served in the Medical Corps during his National Service. On leaving the Army he worked on orthopaedic appliances and eventually owned his own manufacturing company. He gained his ONC, became State Registered and a Fellow of The Institute of Surgical Technicians. He visited many clinics and hospitals attending to orthopaedic problems with children and adults. Having visited Jackie's family in Devon for many years, they decided to come back to her roots. They now live in Wotter and take a great interest in Community affairs whilst still making time for his golf. Colin also represents the Parish Council on the Imery's Community Liaison Group as well as the Ivybridge and District Association of Local Councils (IDALC).

Councillor Mrs Vanessa Tyler
17 Dartmoor Cottages
Wotter
Shaugh Prior
Plymouth
PL7 5HN

vanessa777.vt@googlemail.com

Parish Clerk Mr Scott Smy
57 Priory Close
Ivybridge
PL21 9JG

scott.smy@shaughpriorparish.gov.uk

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.

Contact Details

Mr Scott Smy, Parish Clerk, 57 Priory Close, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9JG

Tel: 01752 698305

scott.smy@sky.com