Community Council

Community Council

Responsibilities | Activities | Contacts

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The Walsham-le-Willows Community Council is a voluntary organisation and a registered charity established for the benefit of the community at large with its membership comprising all residents of the parish.

The Executive Committee holds no power other than that vested in it by the residents of the village as reflected in elections which are held at a properly constituted Annual General Meeting and as determined at meetings.

The Community Council was established in 1967 and was registered as The Charitable Trust [No. 278321] with the Charities Commission for England and Wales, in October 1979.

Many villages used to have a Communtiy Council but Walshsam Community Council is now one of only two remaining in Suffolk.

Responsibilitites

  • To manage the Memorial Village Hall [The Memorial Hall Registered Trust No. 304950], its garden, grounds, the bowling green and car park.
  • To promote the social, educational and recreational life of the community as required by our Charitable Status within the National Charities Commission.

Activities

  • Fundraising
  • The upkeep and hiring out of the Memorial Hall
  • The funding and publication of The Walsham Observer
  • Hosting the Satellite Post Office and running the Coffee Shop
  • The provision of entertainment (cinema, local music, drama and dance  performances, touring theatre groups)
  • Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Contacts


Lists all current Executive Committee members comprised of, elected Honorary Officers, Trustees, Representative members and Other Committee members with specified area of interest if any, as elected at the Special General Meeting and subsequent Annual General Meeting, both held on 28th October 2019.

The Executive Committee holds no power other than that vested in it by the residents of the village as expressed in elections which are held at a properly constituted Annual General Meeting.
RoleName & EmailOther Contact Details
Executive Committee: ChairAmanda Ellis07507 992 382
Executive Committee: Vice ChairIan Campbell MBE01359 259 229
Executive Committee: TreasurerCaroline Niall01359 259 229
Executive Committee: SecretaryIan Bartholomew01359 258 349
Statutory Member: Parochial Church CouncilJean Nielsen01359 259 549
Statutory Member: Parish CouncilTrevor Roberts01359 251 144
Statutory Member: Sports ClubShirley White01359 258 532
Statutory Member: Women’s InstituteMary Bradley01359 259 224
Committee Member: Neighbourhood WatchDavid Murray07740 123585
Committee Member: Cheryl Bartholomew01359 258349