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Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer
Deborah Lawrence

Tel : 01793 771066

Responsibilities :
Debbie joined the Parish Council in March 2015. The role of the Clerk and RFO is a permanent non-political appointment.  She is the Council’s statutory Head of Paid Service and Proper Officer and is responsible for the overall day-to-day management and running of the Council’s services. Debbie also has responsibility for the implementation of Council decisions and for advising on, developing and carrying out the policies of the Council. Debbie is a member of the Institute of Local Council Management and a Principle Member of the Society of Local Council Clerks.

Deputy Clerk 
Stefanie Halpin

Tel : 01793 772765

Responsibilities :
Stefanie joined the Parish Council in April 2017.  Stefanies role is to support and assist the Clerk in the day to day management of the services whilst administrating the Health and Safety of the Council/Charities and clerking the Recreation Committee meetings.

Finance Officer 
Richard Collins

Tel : 01793 770345

Responsibilities :
Richard joined the Parish Council in July 2013.  Richard manages the financial day to day activities of the Council and Charities ensuring we are Audit and legislation compliant in all we do.


Charities Secretary 
Teresa Hartshorn

Tel : 01793 771824

Responsibilities :
Teresa joined the Council in January 1996. Teresa is responsible for the day to day adminstration and clerking of the three charities : Purton War Memorial and Village Centre, Play Close and Purton Institute and Village Hall.

Administrative Assistant 
Lesley Miles

Tel: 01793 772646

Responsibilities :
Lesley joined the Council in her current capacity in August 2014 however she previously worked for the Council as Bookings Clerk from her home address for 25 years. Lesley currently administrates the day to day operation of the Hall Bookings . 

Declan Coker

Tel: 01793 771066

Declan joined the Council in January 2018, combining the role of full time Groundsman & Handyman. Declan manages the day to day responsibilities of the Grounds, includes Play Parks, Cemetery, Open Spaces & general maintenance of Council run buildings.


David Rawlings
Assistant Groundsman

Tel : 01793 771066 


David joined the Council in April 2004.  David works on a part time basis and assists in the management of the day to day responsiblities of the grounds, includes Play Parks, Cemetery and Open Spaces.

Gordon Hibberd

Tel : 01793 771066

Responsiblities :
Gordon joined the Council  in August 2005.  
Gordons manages the cleaning and general caretaking of the Village Hall and associated buildings.


Amanda Brown

Tel : 01793 771066

Responsibilities :
Amanda joined the Council in April 2018.
Amanda cleans the Millennium Hall and associated buildings at The Village Centre.



Councillor Ray Thomas
Chairman of Council.
Chairman of Finance.
Chairman of all three Charities.


Tel: 01793 951520
The Bungalow, Hooks Hill. Purton.
SN5 4AS.

Register of Interests

Councillor Neil Hooper

Vice Chairman of Council
Chairman of Burials.

Tel: 01793 771066 (Via Office)
15 Station Road, Purton.
SN5 4AH.

Register of Interests

Councillor Geoff Greenaway

Tel: 01793 771140
44 The Hyde, Purton.
SN5 4EA.

Register of Interests

Councillor Paul Grigg
Chairman of Staffing Committee

Tel: 01793 771066 (Via Office)
12 Ringsbury Close, Purton.
SN5 4DE.

Register of Interests


Councillor Helen Hicks

Tel: 01793 778207
11 New Road, Purton.
SN5 4HF.

Register of Interests

Councillor Julie Ann Hurwood

Tel: 01793 771066 (Via Office)
Fairview Cottage, 39a Witts Lane,
SN5 4ES.

Register of Interests

Councillor Kevin Law

Tel: 07768456989
Setters House, Church Street. Purton.
SN5 4DS.

Register of Interests

Councillor Vicky McKerrow

Tel: 01793 778190

25 The Hyde, Purton.
SN5 4DX.

Register of Interests


Councillor Jim Reid

Vice Chair of Staffing Committee

Tel: 01793 771066
1 Crillo Place, Purton
SN5 5EE 
Register of Interest

Councillor Susan Relfe

Chair of Play Areas/Recreation

Tel: 01793 770309
19 Willowbrook, Purton.

Register of Interests

Councillor Emily Seabrook

Tel: 01793 771066 (via office)
17 Cowleaze, Ridgeway Farm. Purton

Register of Interest

Councillor Grant Seabrook

Tel: 01793 771066 (via office)
17 Cowleaze, Ridgeway Farm. Purton.

Register of Interest

Councillor Gavin James

Tel: 01793 771066
20 Jubilee Estate, Purton

Register of Interest


To view the councillors register of interests please go to the following Wiltshre Council link

THE COUNCIL COMMITTEE STRUCTURE 2019/20  Updated September 2019









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