Parish Council Information

The Parish Council typically meets from 7:45pm at the Reading Rooms, Great Brington. Anyone may attend parish council meetings and members of the public are invited to address the Parish Council at each meeting, this is limited to 3 minutes per person and 15 minutes overall.

 Dates of  Ordinary Parish Council meetings in 2018/19 can be found here   Dates of meetings 201819

Minutes of previous meetings and our next Agenda are published on the Minutes/Agenda pages on this site under ‘Categories’ as PDF files.

       Parish Councillors

Jo Gardner – Chairman

Jo lives in Nobottle with her husband Rupert and two young boys Toby and Rory.  Rupert and Jo have lived in    Nobottle for 12 years having grown up in neighbouring villages and both therefore, feel strongly about the Parish and wish to ensure its character and vitality into the future. Jo is a Chartered Surveyor working within the agricultural and development sector where she works closely with landowners to maximise their business and asset potential.

James Milne – Vice Chairman
James grew up in Northamptonshire and returned in 2011 to live in the Bringtons with his wife Melissa and two girls, Elsa and Hester. James is a solicitor and director of a renewable energy generation business and is interested in supporting village life, community projects and the local environment. James has the role of financial checker for the parish council and supports the Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer  on financial matters.
Nick Banham
Nick retired from banking almost 20 years ago and has lived in Little Brington since 2001.Since retirement he has served on various committees and  joined the Parish Council in May 2016.  He is interested in matters which affect the community as a whole and wishes to see improvements in the village facilities as well as to protect the village for the benefit of future generations.Nick is the PC representative on the Reading Room Management Committee.
John Bateson
John has lived in Great Brington since 2014 with wife Elyse, and two young children Alice and Archie, who currently attend Brington primary school. He works as Director of  a Civil Engineering Contractor operating in Nuclear and Utility markets and when not working enjoys family time, DIY and exercise. His interest lies generally in helping to support the community where he lives and currently focuses in particular on Highways and the Playing Fields for the PC.
Karen Bright  
Karen has lived in Little Brington with her partner Alan, for about 15 years and really values village life. Having lived her adult life in a village environment she appreciates the Bringtons’ community spirit and hopes to help insure its   aesthetic future through involvement with the work of the Village Design Statement Group. She is happiest outside, on a long walk, on top of a mountain ( preferably a Munro) in fact anywhere there are wide  open spaces and loves being able to walk from her front door into open countryside.She is a very keen gardner and currently treasurer of the Brington & Nobottle Gardening Club.

Stuart Norey
Stuart moved to the Bringtons in 1981 and lives with his partner Tanya and two young children,Oscar and Henry. His parents also live in the Parish. He has worked in senior roles and as a self-employed funding consultant, for several Adult Education and Disability Employment providers.  His particular interests in parish affairs are protecting our environment and the sense of community and village way of life in the face of increased and often unsuitable development and he is putting this focus into practice,through involvement in the development of the Village Design Statement

       Parish Council Contact Details

Councillors can be contacted via email on

Clerk                    Ann Gilbert
Post                     Brington Parish Council
                                   Langton Cottage
                                  Main Street
                                 NN11 2NN
County and District Councillors
Daventry District Council – Ravensthorpe Ward – Cllr. Richard Micklewright –
Northants County Council – Long Buckby Ward – Cllr. Steve Osborne –