Members of Whittington Parish Council

Chair Steve Burrows

Steve is married with two grown-up daughters. He has lived in Whittington since 1996. He retired from the Police in 2013 after thirty years service, and currently works part-time for the Home Office. His aim as a Parish Councillor (and Chair), is to continue contributing to the public by aiming to enhance the lives of the residents, the facilities and services available within the Parish, and develop a sense of community and cohesion at a time of significant expansion of households.

Vice-Chair Stephen Brooker

  • Highways and Byways lead
  • Whittington Community Hall representative

Steve has lived in the village of Whittington since 1987. Prior to retiring from public service he worked closely with Wychavon District Council, experience that has been most useful on the Parish Council. He is also a Parish Council representative on the Village Hall Project committee as well as the Village Hall Committee secretary. At a time when there is significant development taking place in and around the Parish of Whittington, he is looking to support a strong and forward thinking Parish Council will that will best represent and serve the interests of all parishioners.

Councillor Susan MacLeod

  • Whittington Community Hall representative

Susan has lived in Whittington since 1990 and in the area for a large part of her life. Working locally, she has experience in business and people management, sales, marketing and event organisation. Susan has served on the Parish Council for 12 years, being the Chairman for part of that. She cares about the area she lives in and feels it is important to get involved, try to make a difference, have your say and represent your community – this also includes helping to deliver the new hall for our growing parish.

Councillor Katie Lambeth-Mansell

  • Emergency Planning lead

Katie has lived with her partner in Whittington since 2009. Following a successful 15-year career as a civil servant, Katie now works as a digital professional across the public and private sector. Her aim is to serve the local community, reflecting the inclusivity of Whittington’s diverse community and needs, to enhance quality of life for all Whittington residents.

Councillor Richard Boase

  • Whittington C of E Primary School representative
  • Allotments lead

Richard and his wife moved to Whittington in September 2016 from Sandy, Bedfordshire. He worked for a major UK retail bank from leaving school to retirement, starting out on the Wirral and retiring from London via spells in Devon, Somerset, Bristol and Birmingham. Most of his working life was spent managing the bank’s privacy and data protection policy and strategy. In retirement he wants to ‘give something back’ to the community after a lifetime in the corporate world of finance. He volunteers at St Richard’s Hospice and Whittington Parish Church and is a member of the Community Hall Management Committee. He lives on Wildmore, but he is keen to support the entire geographically-diverse and expanding Parish and play his part in trying to ensure there is ’something for everyone’ in our community.

Councillor Adam Hooper

Adam has lived with his partner and various animals in Whittington since 2019. Having worked as a primary school teacher; Adam is now Head of IT for a large household name. Adam lives on the Whittington Walk estate and looks forward to representing the views of everyone as the village and wider area grows.

Councillor Helena Bennett

Helena has recently retired and moved to Whittington. Although new to the village Helena has spent over 30 years living and working in Worcestershire as a public servant. She has worked closely with the Community Safety Partnership and other public bodies. Helena would like to continue to serve and represent the local community whilst respecting and appreciating the beauty of the local environment.

To get in touch with your Councillors please contact the Parish Clerk or you can also attend a future Parish Council meeting.

Councillor and Clerk Training Record

Parish Councillors Register of Interests

All members have to declare any personal or pecuniary interests. If an item is raised in which a member has such an interest then that member has to withdraw from the meeting and not take part in any discussion or vote.

A Register of Interests is maintained by Wychavon District Council and is available on its website.