Councillors & Committees

Nether Alderley Parish Council is served by 8 Councillors who have a strong commitment to serving the Parish and its local residents. There is currently a vacancy for 1 Councillor.

Parish Councillors are usually elected into office, the most recent elections having taken place in May 2015. Councillors may be co-opted where vacancies are not filled at election. For further information regarding the role of Parish Councillors, please refer to the publication ‘The Good Councillor’s Guide’ here

Nether Alderley Parish Councillors

  • Mrs. Yvonne Bentley
  • Mr. Dave Colgan
  • Mr. Simon Lewis
  • Mrs. Sarah Shorland
  • Mrs. Jenny Shufflebottom (Chair)
  • Mrs. Christine Walker
  • Mrs. Jacqueline Wilkinson

Nether Alderley Parish Council

Committees

Membership of Committees is approved at the Parish Council AGM in May each year.

Occasional vacancies on committees (should a Parish Councillor step down from Office) are filled at meetings through the year.

Burial Board

The Burial Board is responsible for the management of and regulations relating to Nether Alderley Burial Ground. The Burial Ground is situated adjacent to and at the back of St. Mary’s Churchyard, in Nether Alderley. Burial Board matters may be considered within Parish Council meetings. The Burial Board also meets, when necessary, to consider Burial Ground matters and to inspect the Burial Ground. The Clerk to the Parish Council currently acts as Clerk to the Burial Board. Regulations relating to the Burial Ground can be found at the end of the Parish website Homepage. Meetings of the Burial Board are advertised in the same way as Parish Council meetings and take place at Nether Alderley Parish Hall.

  • Mr. Simon Lewis (Chairman)
  • Mrs. Jenny Shufflebottom
  • Mrs. Jacqueline Wilkinson

Parish Hall Joint Management Committee

Nether Alderley Parish Council owns a section of the Nether Alderley Parish Hall (the toilet area and small entrance vestibule, upper back room and large hall). The Parish Council has approved the management for the day to day running of the Parish Hall to a Parish Hall Joint Management Committee, comprising representatives from St. Mary’s Church and representatives of the Parish Council. The Joint Management Committee has its own terms of reference and Clerk.

(Parish Council Members)

  • Mr. Dave Colgan (Chairman – 2017)
  • Mrs. Sarah Shorland
  • Mrs. Christine Walker

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee is appointed to consider planning applications that require a response between full meetings of the Parish Council. Meetings are advertised in the same way as Parish Council meetings and take place at Nether Alderley Parish Hall.

  • Mrs. Yvonne Bentley
  • Mr. Simon Lewis
  • Mrs. Jenny Shufflebottom (Chair)

 Representative to Mere Farm Quarry Liaison Committee

Mrs. Jenny Shufflebottom

Representative to Alderley Park Liaison Committee

Mrs. Jenny Shufflebottom