All Councillors are governed by a national Code of Conduct, which ensures that high standards are maintained.
The Parish Council has nine elected Councillors with Elections take place every four years. The most recent elections took place in April 2018.
The members of Wittering Parish Council, the Clerk to the Parish Council and the Royal Air Force Representatives are:
Councillor and Chair.
Wittering Parish Councillor 8 years Vice Chairman 2 years. Current chairman. Retired Local Government Revenues Officer (after 40 years) Churchwarden All Saints Church Wittering. Resident of Wittering 16 years.
Councillor and Vice-Chair.
Hi I’m Maxine, I’ve lived in Wittering since 2008 with my partner, daughter, dogs and horses. I was involved with Wittering Primary School as Chair of Governors and a founding member of the Academy it has now become – Soke Education Trust and stepped down in 2021. I’ve been a Parish Councillor for approx 7 years and am now Deputy Chair. In my day job I’m an experienced business development professional with a broad knowledge of leading teams and optimizing performance to continually meet and exceed objectives and improved turnover. Adaptable – able to multi-task across broad functions, relishing new challenges. Im a strategic thinker with strong business acumen. I also lead the Parish Council’s built environment sub committee.
I have lived in Wittering for over 22 years and I have been on the Parish Council since 2015.
My daughter attended Wittering Primary school and I was on the PTA for about 5 years.
I worked in customer services and Staff training. My current interest is in getting a bus service reinstated to the 4 parishes that have been affected, by the service not operating.
First came to Wittering, with his family, in 1956. On leaving school he joined the Army returning to Wittering with his own family in 1992.
Since then he has been on the committee running the allotments and has been a parish councillor for many years, being very much involved with the village sign and our new war memorial.
Hi I’m Jo. I’ve lived in Wittering for 15 years. I love our village and want to improve on our community spirit which is why I became a Parish Councillor. I like being involved from Women of Wittering Community Group, bringing my students to the Church to plant flowers to setting up a Jubilee Committee for our village Celebrations. Watch this space to see what I get up to next!
Dave Hughes is a serving Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force and has completed more than 35 years service. He has lived in the village and been an active member of the community since 2005.
Although Dave has a logistics background, he currently specialises in project management as a change practitioner, responsible for Royal Air Force transformation and modernisation.
Dave is married to Beverley, a Matron at Peterborough City and Hinchinbrook Hospitals and we have settled as home owners in the village.
Dave is a volunteer Emergency Responder for East Midlands Ambulance Service and the team manager for the scheme operating out of RAF Wittering. His other interest include mountain biking, paddle boarding, general fitness and DIY.
I have lived in the village for over 15 years and feel very fortunate and proud to call it home. Myself and my family have the joy of enjoying all our village have to offer, I want to take time now to support and develop our village community.
I have lived in Wittering since 2012. My partner and I have a young daughter who attends the village Primary School.
I was the Catering Manager at Burghley House for over seven years. I now work as a Project Manager for Anglian Water.
You may see me around the village litter picking with the ‘Witter Pickers’.
I enjoy practising yoga and swimming. I have a passion for history and love to visit historical landmarks and stately homes.
For more details about councillors and to view the Register of Interests visit Peterborough City Council’s Website
Clerk to the Parish Council
Clerk to the Parish Council.
I have lived in the village since 2008 and have been the Parish Clerk since 2012. I was a Parish Clerk for several Parishes in Boston from 2002 onwards. I enjoy living in the village and being part of the community.
Royal Air Force Representative(s)
Mark Davis, Community Development Officer, RAF Wittering
Peterborough City Councillor
Gavin Elsey Tel: 07738 930599