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 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 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 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.
Mark and his wife have lived in Little Brington for seven years and have two sons and two grandchildren. He is now retired after a professional career most recently at DHL the global warehousing and delivery company, where he was Vice-President with a focus on delivery technology based operational iinnovations.His reason for wanting to join the PC is simply that he cares about where he lives and believes he can add something to help keep Brington a great place to live. That will of course include taking a close interest in planning and housing development plans and looking to see where there is development and keep services for the elderly in our community without ignoring the youth.