About Your Parish Council
The Austrey Parish Council meets on the second Wednesday of each month (apart from August and assuming we are quorate) at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.
Members of the public are warmly invited to attend any of our meetings. Many local issues are discussed and action, where necessary, is taken in consultation with the village residents. For further information about what the Parish Council does, please explore the links above. Meet your Parish Councillors below:
Tony is 67 years old, a married father of two, and grandfather (Pops) to three. He has lived in Austrey since 1974. Tony joined the Parish Council because he felt it was time that the 'crossroads' end of the village had a voice.
Tony can be contacted at:
Tristan was born and bred in the village and lives in Austrey with his wife and young daughter. He’s 37 and a farrier by trade, and has also helped run Austrey bonfire for a few years now.
Tristan's email address is:
Born and raised in Austrey, Sam moved to London at 18 to start her career. Several decades later, Sam has been back in the village for some time and her children now both attend the local schools where she was educated. Passionate about the village and the people within it, Sam wants to ensure that Austrey continues to thrive and develop at a pace that suits the village and its inhabitants.
Sam's email address is:
Helen, her husband and two children settled in Austrey in 2012 and she recently joined the parish council as she feels very privileged to live within such a lovely community. Helen is very keen to help support the village and its residents by ensuring Austrey continues to be a delightful village and a wonderful place to live.
Helen can be contacted on:
Heather can be contacted on:
Lynsey is in her 10th year as the Parish Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.
The Clerk of the Parish Council is not elected. This position is equivalent to an officer in local government and unlike the Councillors is a paid, part-time position.
The clerk prepares agendas and takes minutes of meetings, undertakes administrative and clerical duties on behalf of the Councillors, and is trained to provide advice and guidance on certain issues such as legal requirements and responsibilities of the Council.
The Clerk's address for correspondence is:
Austrey Parish Council, c/o 12 Hollybank Estate, Austrey, CV9 3ET, or email: p