Members and Clerk



Finance Committee


Kettering Road (south side), Manor Farm Close, Manor Farm Cottage, Paddocks Close, White Lodge Farm, Manvell Farm, New Lodge Farm, Red Springs

Mike has enjoyed living in the village for 30 years and believes that he now has the time and energy to give something back. He was co-opted to the Parish Council in April 2013. He retired from British Standards Institution (BSI) in September 2012 after 20 years service, latterly as Secretary to the British Electrotechnical Committee (from 1999 to 2012) gaining extensive knowledge of international and European standardisation and the working and management of committees of volunteers.

He remains active as a board member of both the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) based in Geneva and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) based in Brussels. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and a Member of the Chartered Quality Institute (MCQI CQP).

Barbara EVANS

Joint Vice Chair
Finance Committee
Highways Working Party
Moated Site representative

Amber Drive, Broome Croft etc + Newland Road (plus the Village Hall), Red Lodge House and Barn

Barbara has served on the Parish Council since 2004 and is involved in a wide variety of the Council activities. She joined because she is very community minded and wanted to see Walgrave a great place for people to live in.She is also a member of Walgrave WI.

Brian 'Hammy' HAMILTON

Footpath Warden
Pocket Park Coordinator


Northall and Woodbine Cottages, Crossways, Epinoys, Zion Hill, Upper Green, Sheldons Lane, Kettering Road (north side to and including The Poplars)

A carpenter by trade, Hammy was born in Kingsthorpe before moving to Moulton. Having lived in Walgrave for about 25 years, he knows a good cross section of the community and feels able to represent their views. Hammy is approachable at any time.

Nicola Eldridge

Lower Green, Hillside, Old School House, Old School, Bungalows, Silver Street, Church View, Gold Street, Robin Hood, Lanesend, The Ferns, Crossways, Epinoys, Travellers Rest






Nicky has lives in the village with Steve and her 2 teenage children.  She grew up in Church Brampton and went to school in Moulton.  After moving away with her career she has returned to the area and has lived in Walgrave for the last 10 years.  Nicky has a good local knowledge of schools and local community and is happy to help local residents in her area with any issues she is able to assist with


Julie KING

Finance Committee
Representative to Relief in Need Charity
Representative to Walgrave Wellbeing Centre


Lower Green, Hillside, Old School and Old School House, Gold Street and the bungalows, Robin Hood, Lanesend, The Ferns, Silver Street, Church View, Jubilee Drive including the school, top end of Kettering Road and Poachers Close.

Julie joined the Parish Council in May 1999. Having lived in Walgrave for most of her life, she has a keen interest in village matters and local issues. Currently working for a neighbouring authority, this has given her an insight into how local government functions, which has often proved useful when dealing with Parish Council matters.





 Adam Merchant




 Townsend, Springfield & Hill Close





Adam is father of 3 and has lived in the village for several years

Alan has been part of the Walgrave community for over 30 years, since meeting his wife Sarah, born and bred in the village.  Alan and Sarah have two sons who have enjoyed being raised as part of the Walgrave community

After 30 years in Army Service and 10 years as a regional director in facilities management Alan recently retired and now feels he has the time to offer something back to this fantastic community.  With a good selection of friends and contacts across the village, Alan is keen to represent the wider community with an honest, impartial and pragmatic outlook


Clerk to the Parish Council and

Responsible Finance Officer

I am a paid employee of the council and act in an advisory role to provide professional advice. Aside from preparing council agendas and writing the minutes, I am also responsible, among other things, for the management of the council finances, the administration of the cemetery, dealing with correspondence, risk assessment and supporting the council in their decision-making and policy.





Cross Farm & Barns, Red Hill, Bakers Lane inc. Sunnydene & Holly House

Jane was co-opted onto the Parish Council on 9th July 2018.

She and her husband moved to the village approximately five years ago, having lived in Northampton all their lives. Jane has recently retired from working in finance at the Motor Neurone Disease Association. She is keen to become active and involved in village matters.