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Meet the Councillors

The following information provides information on what each Parish Councillor is responsible for and the wards they represent. There are 9 councillors in the North Ward and 4 councillors in the South ward. 

Councillors register of interests can be found here on Maidstone Borough Council's website.


Meet our Councillors

Councillor Contact Details Responsibilities

Cllr. John Britt (South Ward)

07973 207521

Parish Council Chair 

Chair of Finance & General Purposes. 

Planning and Implementation Committee member. 

Hamlets, Health & Welfare, Emergency Plan / Co-ordination, Communications, Youth Work Liaison, Forestry England rep.

Cllr. Alastair Walmsley (North ward)

01622 859032

Vice Chair of the Parish Council

Chair of Planning and Implementation Committee.

Finance & General Purposes Committee member.

Highways & Speed Indicator. Allotment liaison, Ham Lane - Maidstone Road footpath.

Cllr. Paul Culver (North Ward)

Lenham Primary School, Open space maintenance records, Ham Lane Play Park.

Cllr. Darren Earl (North Ward)

Planning and Implementation Committee member.

Staffing Committee member.

Councillor recruitment, defibrillators.

Cllr. David Garland (North Ward)

Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Planters, Maidstone Road car park, Environment, Public WCs.

Cllr. Kate Hammond (South Ward)

07925 606236

Finance & General Purposes Committee member.

KALC & KALC Maidstone Area Representative.

Hamlets, Save Our Heathlands (SOHL) Rep. Lenham Heath 30mph zone project, Environment.

Lenham Community Centre trustee

Cllr. Steve Heeley (South Ward)

07791 694073 

Planning & Implementation Committee.

Hamlets, Save Our Heathlands (SOHL) Rep, Lenham Heath 30mph zone project, Highways (Lenham Heath area)

Cllr. Marino Michaelas (North Ward)

01622 850658 

07827 016534

CCTV, Parking, Business Link Representative. Speed watch & CCTV equipment keeper, WCs Project, Tourism.

Cllr James Murray

Planning & Implementation Committee member.

Environment, Christmas Lights.

Cllr. Nick Osborne (North Ward)

01622 859069 07900 585733

Finance & General Purposes Committee member. 

Staffing Committee.

Picnic site, Nursery project, Cross maintenance, Christmas Lighting. Lenham Meadows Trust.

Cllr. Andy Ratcliffe (South Ward)

Planning and Implementation Committee Member.

Hamlets, Nursery project, Parking, Representative. WCs project, Cross maintenance, REME Freedom of the parish event.

Cllr. Diane Turner (North Ward

Finance and General Purposes committee.

Staffing Committee.

Environment, Social media.

Cllr. Luke Stone (North Ward)

Council Officers:

Parish Clerk: Lisa Westcott

Contact details Email:            Telephone: 01622 829034

Registered office: 1A High Street, Lenham, Kent ME17 2QD Open: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10:00h - 13:00h.

Responsible Financial Officer: Mr James Bate

Contact details Email: