Your Parish Councillors

The full parish council comprises 11 members: 6 for Newton Poppleford Ward, 4 for Harpford Ward, and 1 for Venn Ottery Ward. 

Parish Councillors are there to represent the interests of the people in their Ward and in the whole parish, so their details are provided here to help you to contact them to discuss local issues.

If you wish to view each Councillor's Register of Interests, this information is now held by East Devon District Council and may be viewed via their website here

A handy Contact Card (PDF) is available here 

  Clerk and RFO (Responsible Financial Officer)
Paul Hayward 

Plumtree, Old North Street, Axminster, EX13 5QF
Tel: 07934 430413 / 07711 929227
Council Members as at January 2019

Special Responsibilities

Chris Burhop  -  Newton Pop Ward
Half Acre, High Street, Newton Poppleford, EX10 0ED
Tel:  01395 568766
Chair of Finance Committee
Lorna Dalton - Newton Pop Ward
3 The Gardens
High Street, NP
EX10 0DP

Tel: 01395 568125

Planning Comm.

VACANCY - Newton Pop Ward



Mark Dowen  -  Harpford Ward
Thorpe Gil, Higher Way, Harpford EX10 0NJ
Tel: 01395 568564

Cllr Hazel Jeffery Hazel Jeffery - Venn Ottery Ward
The Stables, Hoppins,
Southerton, EX11 1SD
Tel: 01395 567821

Chairman of the Parish Council
Anita Kemp -  Newton Pop Ward
The Stables, Newton Poppleford, EX10 0DA
Tel:  07970 797617

Tree Warden and Pathways Support

Richard Lipczynski - Harpford Ward
Pine Ridge, Harpford, EX10 0NQ
Tel:  01395 488304


Rosemary Walker - Harpford Ward
23 Burrow Lane, Newton Poppleford

Tel:  01395 567108

Val Ranger - Harpford Ward
Coombe Down, Lower Way
Harpford, EX10 0NQ
Tel:  01395 568460

Chair of Policy and Personnel Committee
Cllr Makala Tillotson Makala Tillotson -  Newton Pop Ward
12 Badger Close
Newton Poppleford, EX10 0EA
Tel: 01395 567961 or 07543 632973

David Zirker  -  Newton Pop Ward
Brookfields, Venn Ottery Road, Newton Poppleford, EX10 0BU
Tel:  01395 567430
Pavilion and Playing Field Manager

County Cllr Claire Wright County Councillor: Claire Wright
Corn Cottage, 15 Cornhill
Ottery St. Mary
EX11 1DW
Tel:01404 815771

District Councillor: Val Ranger
Coombe Down, Lower Way, Harpford EX10 0NQ
Tel: 01395 568460

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