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Vacancy for Parish Councillors

Catterick Parish Council has 2 vacancies for Councillors and would like to co-opt 2 new members

Anyone interested in applying should contact the Clerk at

or 0174881136

To be able to stand as a Parish Councillor, an applicant must:

be at least 18 years old on the day of application

be a British citizen, an eligible Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of any other member state of the European Union

meet at least one of the following four qualifications:

i) They are, and will continue to be, registered as a local government elector for the parish from

the day of their application onwards.

ii)They have occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the parish during the

whole of the 12 months before the day of their application.

iii)Their main or only place of work during the 12 months prior to the day of their application

has been in the parish.

iv) They have lived in the parish or within three miles of it during the whole of the 12 months before the day of their application.

You must not be disqualified from standing as a Councillor.

Catterick Parish Council May 13th 2022




Parish Councillors

Councillor Flo. Campbell

I have lived in the village for 45 years and been on the Parish Council for the last 15. For the last 13 years of this I have been the Chairman.

I was formally the Multi Site Manager with the NAAFI based at Marne Barracks but finished my working career at the Co-op in the village.

Councillor Graham Bannister

I settled in Catterick Village in October 1999 after a 29 year army career when I retrained as a teacher, mainly working in further education.

I have twice served as a Governor of Michael Syddall School, a short period as Chair of the Catterick Village Scout movement and 2 terms on St Anne's Parochial Church Council including a year as Church Warden.

I presently worship at St Anne's Church in Catterick Village, am Clerk to the Booth Memorial Hall Trust and member of the Men without a Shed group.

Councillor Wyrill

I have lived and worked at Leases Farm, East Appleton, (between Catterick Village and Hackforth), all my life. I am a dairy farmer in partnership with my brother.

I have been a Parish Councillor for 18 month. My other roles include:

Chairman - Dairy Farmers Suppliers to Wensleydale Creamery

Regional Chairman NE - Tenant Farmers Association

Chairman - Catterick Central Branch - Richmond Conservatives

Chairman - East & West Appleton Parish Council

Past Chairman Catterick Village Sports Association

My main interest is vintage motors.

Councillor Anne Claypole

I have lived in the village for 3 years with my daughter and partner and you will frequently see me walking my dog Paddington.

I can also be spotted running through the village training for one event or another. My favourite thing about the village is the lovely people who live here.

Diane Kirkham

Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

I have lived on a farm just outside the village for the last 32 years and have been the Parish Clerk since 2011.

My children went to the Michael Syddall School and I became involved in the Parent Teachers Association and sit on the Michael Syddall Trust Fund Committee.

I am also the secretary of the Catterick Village Sports Association.

Councillor Simon Young

Councillor Eddie Oselton