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 Parish of Catterick


that due to the resignation of Bob Rafferty, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

If by 26 January, 2022 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, it will take place not later than 30 March, 2022.

Dated 6 January, 2022


Tony Clark

Returning Officer

Mercury House

Station Road


North Yorkshire

DL10 4JX


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 30 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. I am still involved in the school, working three afternoons a week at the afterschool club and sitting on the Michael Syddall Trust Fund Committee.

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

Councillor Simon Young

Councillor Eddie Oselton